Thursday, December 11, 2014

orange and date bread

Assalamo alaikum,

As you guys know that i love baking and when ever I'm visiting somebody i feel that its always better to bring something homemade it shows your love and care for other person .whenever i have enough time, i try to make my favorite cake by the way i have made this cake so many times i know the recipe by heart and love to play around with it but this time when i was visiting my aunt i was like i need to make something different so went ahead and started searching for a different recipe in which  available ingredients can be used,i found this loaf cake recipe, kind of healthy it has orange juice and dates so here we go , i hope you will enjoy making this recipe as i did and it tasted good too"aunt approved"lol !!

1 egg
2 tbsp softened butter
3/4 cup pure cane sugar
3 tbsp orange zest
1 cup fresh orange juice
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
i cup dates pitted and chopped

pre heat oven at 350 degrees

grease a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan

beat eggs  add butter and sugar beat until smooth

zest oranges to get 3 tbsp zest

mix dry ingredient flour, baking powder,baking soda, salt and then add chopped dates

add vanilla extract and  zest to egg mixture and then orange juice

now add dry mixture to liquid mix to moisten

bake for 1 hr in 350 degree oven or  fork inserted in the middle comes out clean

cool completely then take of pan

enjoy a slice with coffee or tea !!