Naturally Sweetened Date Bread Recipe

Looking for an easy Naturally Sweetened Date Bread recipe? Learn how to make Naturally Sweetened Date Bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 12 servings



A high-fiber nutritious snack without added fat or cholesterol. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, and after school. Adapted from the American Diabetes Association. pitted dates, water, whole-wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, egg whites, vanilla extract, almonds cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Naturally Sweetened Date Bread

1 cup (unsugared) pitted dates, snipped into pieces
1 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups (boiling) water
2 cups whole-wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder (18369)
1/8 tsp salt
2 egg whites, slightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup almonds, chopped or sliced

Recipe Directions for Naturally Sweetened Date Bread

  1. Combine dates and raisins. Pour boiling water over mixture and cool slightly.

  2. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into mixing bowl.

  3. Stir egg whites and vanilla into cooled date mixture.

  4. Add date mixture and almonds to flour mixture; stir until well blended. (Mixture will be thick).

  5. Spread in loaf pan coated with nonstick cooking spray.

  6. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 40-50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes.

  7. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack. Cut into 12 slices.

  8. Energy-saving tip: Double the recipe and bake two loaves at the same time.

Categories

Fruits, Nuts, Breads, Breakfast, Snacks, American, Christmas, Bake, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 86.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
169
Calories from Fat
12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.3g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
181mg
8%
Potassium
234mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
37.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
16.7g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
  • Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement