Grandma Kirschner’s Date Nut Bread
Related recipes: Breads,
Dairy-Free, Desserts, Eggs,
Fruit, Grains, Low-Fat,
Low-Sodium, Nuts and Seeds, Raisins,
Dense and sweet, this tea cake is delicious without a
Yield: 16 servings
8 oz (225g) pitted, dried dates
3/4 cup (150g) chopped walnuts or hazelnuts
1 cup (225g) raisins
1 tsp (5g) baking soda
1 cup (240mL) boiling water
2 cups (450g) white flour
1 cup (225g) sugar
1 tsp (5g) baking powder
2 egg whites
Non-fat cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350°F (176.6°C). Prepare a loaf pan by
spraying with non-fat spray. Coarsely chop dates and combine with nuts and raisins in a bowl.
Sprinkle baking soda over this mixture. Pour boiling water over the contents of the bowl.
Cover and set aside while mixing the rest of the ingredients.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and egg whites in another bowl and
mix well. Add first bowl's ingredients to second bowl and mix well. Turn into prepared loaf
pan and bake for 1 hour. Let cool before slicing.
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories from Fat 32 (15%)
% Daily Value*
6%Total Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g