Orange Marbled Date Bread

Enjoy this homemade orange flavored bread made using date bread and muffin mix.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 14 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Filling

2
(3-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
egg

Bread

1
pkg. date quick bread and muffin mix
3/4
cup water
1/4
cup orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice
1
tablespoon oil
1
egg
1/3
cup sliced almonds
Orange marmalade
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour bottom only of 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pan. In small bowl, combine all filling ingredients; beat at medium speed for 1 minute or until smooth. Set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine all bread ingredients except almonds and orange marmalade. Stir 50 to 75 strokes by hand until dry particles are moistened. Pour half of batter into greased and floured pan.
  • 3 Carefully spoon filling over batter. Spoon remaining batter on top of filling. To marble, pull knife through batter in wide curves. Sprinkle with sliced almonds.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 65 to 80 minutes or until toothpick inserted 1 inch deep near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely. Refrigerate at least 12 hours before serving.
  • 5 Just before serving, in small saucepan, heat orange marmalade until melted. Brush over chilled loaf.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    200mg
    200%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    42g
    42%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    26g
    26%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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