Date Nut Bread with Coca-Cola
Fall is my favorite time of year! I love the fresh air, cool weather, and of course the amazing
food! Since fall is here, I decided to make one of my favorite bread recipes, Date Nut Bread with
Coca-Cola. This delicious bread is perfect for an after dinner dessert, a breakfast bread, or
honestly just any time of day snack. You can find the recipe here: www.cocacolamilitary.com
along with some other pretty amazing recipes.
What You Need
▪ 1 pkg. (8 oz.) pitted dates
▪ 1 1⁄4 Cup Coca-Cola
▪ 1 Cup firmly packed light brown sugar or granulated sugar
▪ 2 Tablespoons oil
▪ 2 Cups all-purpose flour
▪ 1 Teaspoon baking powder
▪ 1 Teaspoon soda
▪ 1 egg
▪ 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
▪ 1⁄2 Cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1 Cut up dates. Heat Coca-Cola to boiling. Remove from heat and stir in dates,
mixing very well. Stir in sugar and oil. Let cool while preparing other
ingredients. Lightly spoon flour into cup to measure. Stir together flour, baking
powder and soda. Add to dates, mixing thoroughly. Stir in well-beaten egg,
vanilla and nuts. Pour into greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Bake in
moderate oven, 350°F, about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes
out clean. Cool in pan, set on rack, 20 minutes. Remove loaf from pan, set it on
rack, top side up. When cold, wrap, store overnight before slicing.
This bread is a family favorite in this house. The best part is, my kids don’t even know
they are eating dates! I also make this recipe for our Thanksgiving dinner as a dessert
type bread, but it is usually gone before that time even comes. This bread is full of
flavor, and it is the perfect bread for any occasion!
And right now at your local commissary, you can grab any of your favorite Coca-Cola
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savings, and deals head over to www.cocacolamilitary.com.