Date Nut Bread

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 167


4 large dates, chopped
1/4 cup apple juice or water
1/2 teaspoon powdered stevia extract
2 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup canola oil
2 eggs
3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1/2 teaspoon stevia concentrate
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


• Preheat the oven to 350°F. Oil a medium-sized loaf pan.
• Chop the dates into a small pan. Add the apple juice or water and the stevia extract. Soften the dates over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside.
• Sift the flour, leavenings, and salt together in a bowl.
• Beat the oil and eggs together in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the applesauce, yogurt, stevia concentrate, and vanilla. Mix in the softened dates.
• Mix the dry ingredients into the wet, stirring just enough to mix. Add the nuts just before the flour is completely mixed in.
• Spoon the batter into the loaf pan, and bake for 55 to 60 minutes. Turn out the loaf and cool on a rack.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 167
Calories from Fat: 91

This Date Nut Bread recipe is from the Stevia Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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