Grandma's Favorite Old-fashioned Date Bread Loaf Recipe Is Super Moist by Donna John

Grandma's Favorite Old-fashioned Date Bread Loaf Recipe Is Super Moist

My grandma could bake. She was best known for her pies and cakes, but could also make delicious breads and loaf cakes. 

This easy date bread loaf cake recipe is from her recipe box. It's definitely an old-fashioned recipe that has stood the test of time.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 loaf


Here's how to make it:

  1. Dissolve the baking soda in water and pour over the dates. 
  2. Add the melted butter, sugar, vanilla and nuts. Mix well.
  3. Whisk together the flour and salt. Add to the wet ingredients.
  4. Pour the mixture into a greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 325 to 350-degree F oven (that's what the recipe says!) about 1 hour or until done. 

Notes: You can add raisins or candied fruit.

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Wow, this bread recipe reminds me of my grandma, too. Such a simple goodness. Thank you for sharing. I need to get my grandma's recipes, too. You make me nostalgic! Hugs.
I love dates, this is on my list...
My mom used to make this every fall; even though she hated chopping dates
Donna John
I hope you enjoy it!

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