I am having so much fun in the kitchen lately! I’m really enjoying baking holiday treats that are both healthy and delicious. Here’s my latest creation and an instant favorite. It’s getting rave reviews from my tasting panel!
Warm Cinnamon Date Walnut Bread
1 1/2 c. hot water
1 c. chopped dates
2 T. evoo
1 t. vanilla
2 c. whole wheat flour
1 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
¾ t. sea salt
1 c. chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Spray 9″x5″ loaf pan with oil.
Combine hot water and dates – let sit for at least 5 min.
In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, oil, and vanilla. Whisk in dates and soaking liquid.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and walnuts.
Mix liquid ingredients into dry ingredients until combined.
Pour into pan and bake 65 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.
Serve warm with your choice of butter, Neufchatel, cream cheese, or nut butter.