Aunt Esther’s Date Nut Bread

Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes


  • 1 lb whole walnuts, shelled
  • 1 lb pitted dates
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 eggs, beaten


Stir together dry ingredients until fully mixed.

Then add dates and walnuts; mix again.

Add eggs and stir until fully mixed with other ingredients.

Pour batter into greased angel food, bundt or cake pan.

Bake at 325 degrees for 45-50 minutes. Do not overcook, as the cake will be too dry.