How to make it

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, combine the dates and water. Let stand 15-20 minutes.
  • Mix in the banana, milk, oil, vanilla and sugar (if using) until well blended (I found it best to use a potato masher).
  • Combine the flours, baking soda, baking powder, spice and salt.
  • Stir into the wet mixture until just blended, then mix in the nuts.
  • Pour into the prepared pan, filling no more than 2/3 full (I got 4 medium muffins as well as the loaf).
  • Bake 50 minutes (20 minutes for muffins), or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan(s) 20 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack and cooling completely.

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    " It was excellent "
    chefelaine ate it and said...
    Wonderful!! I also like using less sugar in recipes like this. HIGH FIVE! :+D
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  • jo_jo_ba 10 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 253.1
    Total Fat: 8.2 g
    Cholesterol: 0.1 mg
    Sodium: 3.3 mg
    Total Carbs: 45.1 g
    Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
    Protein: 3.9 g
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