Spiced Prune and Date Bread Recipe

Spiced Prune and Date Bread Recipe

Love baking? Spice things up with hints of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg in this spiced prune and date bread recipe. Our secret to a moist consistency?The plain yogurt. Try it out with your morning coffee for a sweet treat!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour and 10 minutes

Makes one 8 x 4 inch loaf


3/4 cup oats

3/4 cup flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

2/3 cup brown sugar

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp ginger

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cloves

1/2 tsp nutmeg

3/4 cup chopped Sunsweet® Pitted Dates

3/4 cup chopped Sunsweet® Amaz!n Prunes

1/2 cup chopped pecans, walnuts, or a combination

1 1/4 cups plain yogurt

2 eggs, large

1/4 cup butter, unsalted, melted


Preheat oven to 375°F and grease an 8 x 4 inch loaf pan.


Mix oats, flours, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt, cloves, and nutmeg. In another bowl, mix dates, prunes, and nuts. In a third bowl, mix yogurt, eggs, and butter. Add flour mixture to yogurt mixture. Add 3/4 fruit mixture.


Spoon batter into prepared pan. Top with remaining fruit mixture. Bake 30 minutes. Loosely cover with foil and bake until a tester comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool in the pan 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.