Recipe: Walnuts and dates bread

Harvest and prepare
July 18, 2009

A Tanzanian sweet bread recipe.

Walnuts and dates bread

Walnuts and dates bread

250g dates
150ml water
100g walnut kernels
1 egg
40g butter
150g sugar
500g all-purpose flour
15g baking powder

Remove the seeds from the dates and mince them. Put them in a bowl and pour in the boiling water. Let them cool.
Meanwhile crush the walnut kernels. Beat butter with egg and sugar, until smooth.
Make a well with the flour. Put the butter compost and the dates with the water into the well, knead it.
Add walnuts and baking powder and work the mixture into a dough.
Shape into a loaf 40cm long, put on a buttered baking pan and bake in preheated 180° C (356 F) oven 30 minutes.

Chocolate and ricotta plumcake with mintAnother sweet bread recipe:

Chocolate and Rricotta plumcake with mint

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Author: Lisa (URL)

I LOVE date-nut bread, especially slathered with cream cheese! Yours turned out gorgeous and looks delicious! Great job on BBD #22!

Author: Glenda (URL)

I also enjoy dates and think I will try this recipe! Looks great!

Author: Graziana

Thank you both, Dates Bread is a sweet but delicate bread, we enjoyed it!

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