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Fig and Date Nut Bread

Katerina | Diethood
Fig and Date Nut Bread is an easy quick bread recipe that takes just a few minutes to mix together. This loaf is delicious any time of the day!
Servings : 12 slices
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Cooling Time 1 min
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup chopped dried figs
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Grease and flour a loaf pan; shake off excess flour. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine dates, figs, butter, and baking soda; pour in the boiling water, stir until combined and set aside for 15 minutes.
  • Using a whisk, beat sugar, walnuts, and eggs into the date mixture; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add flour mixture to the date mixture and whisk until incorporated.
  • Transfer batter to previously prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and place the loaf pan over a wire rack; let stand 15 minutes.
  • Turn over the pan and turn out the bread; let cool completely.
  • Cut and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 231 kcal | Carbohydrates: 38 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 37 mg | Sodium: 248 mg | Potassium: 230 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 22 g | Vitamin A: 156 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 44 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 35 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Bread, Breakfast/Snack/Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: nut bread recipe, quick bread recipe, walnut bread