Almond Butter Date Bread Recipe

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Recipe by Madeleine Ignon

One of my more satisfying morning rituals is baking a loaf of some kind of quick bread. I love bread, and I love to make it, but sometimes the labor and wait time involved in making real yeast bread requires too much patience and too many steps. This is one that I found when searching for things I could make with fresh almond butter. It’s a great way to get a healthy (gluten-free) bread fix in a matter of 40 minutes.


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Prep Details

Servings: 10

Calories per serving: 183 per serving

Prep time: 20 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Total time: 50 mins


1 cup plain almond butter, preferably fresh

1/4 cup chopped dates

1 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp cinnamon

4 eggs

Dash of salt

Slivered almonds for dusting the top of the loaf (optional)


Photos: Madeleine Ignon

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond butter and the eggs until they are well incorporated. Then add the baking soda, salt, and finally the dates and cinnamon.

2. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and pour in the mixture. Bake for 30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

3. Enjoy hot with a bit of butter or cream cheese!