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Orange Date Nut Bread

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  Orange 1 Medium
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pitted dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Use vegetable peeler to cut strips of outer portion of peel from orange; cut peel into 1-inch pieces.
Cut off white membrane from orange; discard.
Quarter orange, discarding seeds.
Place steel blade in work bowl; add peel, walnuts, dates, and 1/4 cup of the flour.
Process with on/off turns till chopped.
Remove from bowl; set aside.
Reinsert steel blade in work bowl.
Add quartered orange, egg, water, and melted butter or margarine; process till nearly smooth.
Stir together remaining 1 3/4 cups flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, and date mixture; add to work bowl.
Process with on/off turns just till flour disappears.
Do not overmix.
Turn into 3 greased 6x3x2-inch loaf pans or one 8x4x2-inch loaf pan.
Bake in 350° oven for 35 to 40 minutes for the small loaves or 55 to 60 minutes for the large loaf.
Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove to wire rack.
Cool thoroughly.
If desired, wrap and store overnight.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2753 Calories from Fat 833

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g150.7%

Saturated Fat 23.6 g117.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 276 mg92%

Sodium 2525.6 mg105.2%

Total Carbohydrates 442 g147.3%

Dietary Fiber 30 g119.9%

Sugars 216.1 g

Protein 53 g105.2%

Vitamin A 28.8% Vitamin C 141.2%

Calcium 104.5% Iron 101.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Date Nut Bread Recipe