Date Pecan Tea Bread Recipe

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Date Pecan Tea Bread
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  1. Place dates in a large bowl. Combine boiling water and baking soda; pour over dates. In a small bowl, combine the flour, cloves, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg; set aside.
  2. In another large bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with date mixture. Stir in pecans.
  3. Pour into a greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 65-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack to cool completely.
  4. In a small bowl, combine spread ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with bread. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices with 1/2 cup spread).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 531.61 Kcal (2226 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.89 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.1g 31%
Cholesterol 16.01mg 5%
Sodium 129.49mg 5%
Potassium 381.37mg 8%
Total Carbs 84.07g 28%
Sugars 35.94g 144%
Dietary Fiber 4.9g 20%
Protein 7.19g 14%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 49.8mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 294.8 Kcal (1234 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.15g 31%
Cholesterol 8.88mg 5%
Sodium 71.81mg 5%
Potassium 211.49mg 8%
Total Carbs 46.62g 28%
Sugars 19.93g 144%
Dietary Fiber 2.72g 20%
Protein 3.99g 14%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Calcium 27.6mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.5
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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