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Whole Wheat Date Bread

Categories: Breads

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This whole wheat date bread is full of dates, raisins and almonds and is sure to become a new favorite!


  • 8 oz. dates pitted and snipped
  • 1 c. raisins optional
  • 2 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites beaten
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1/2 c. almonds chopped, optional


In a bowl combine dates and raisins; add 1 1/2 cups boiling water. Cool slightly. Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Set aside.

In large bowl combine flour, baking soda, Clabber Girl Baking Powder, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir egg whites and vanilla into cooled date mixture. Add date mixture and almonds to flour mixture; stir just till well blended. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

Bake in a 350 degrees F. oven for 40 to 50 minutes or till a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan; completely cool on rack. Wrap and store overnight before serving. Makes 1 loaf.