Doreen's Date A Nut Bread

Course : Breads
Serves: 12
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2 Cups all purpose flour
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1/4 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 Teaspoon ground allspice
1 cup pitted dates -- chopped
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 Cup unsalted butter -- softened
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1/4 Teaspoon almond extract
2/3 Cup lowfat milk

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Sift first 5 ingredients together in a bowl. Combine 1/4 cup flour mixture with chopped dates and nuts in another bowl. Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Add almond extract and beat another 2-3 minutes. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk, beating after each addition. Fold in date and nut mixture by hand. Spoon into 4 well-greased mini-loaf bread pans (6x3 inch) and bake 25-30 minutes until a tester comes out clean when inserted in center.


Nutritional Information:

3015 Calories (kcal); 182g Total Fat; (51% calories from fat); 25g Protein; 358g Carbohydrate; 622mg Cholesterol; 2128mg Sodium

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