Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup snipped dates

  2. 4 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel

  3. 2/3 cup boiling water

  4. 1/3 cup orange juice

  5. 3/4 cup sugar

  6. 2 tablespoons shortening

  7. 1 egg -- lightly beaten

  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla

  9. 2 cups flour

  10. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  11. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  12. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  13. 1/2 cup chopped nuts --see note

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : *use pecans, walnuts, etc. Grease and flour inside of Bread N' Cake Bake Pan. In a large bowl, combine snipped dates and orange peel. Stir in boiling water and orange juice. Add sugar, shortening, egg and vanilla, stirring just until mixed. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add flour mixture to date mixture. Pour into prepared Bread N' Cake Bake Pan. Place cover on Bread N' Cake Bake Pan, and place in Crock-Pot. Cover Crock-Pot and bake on High for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Check bread after 1 1/2 hours for doneness. Bread is done when sides start pulling away from pan. pb's note: could use a juice or coffee can covered with foil instead of Bread N' Cake


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