Walnut Fig Bread

walnut fig bread on a white platter

This walnut fig bread is loaded with such delicious flavor. It’s a simple quick bread that’s so easy to make you will want to whip it up regularly.

It’s sweet, nutty, and absolutely amazing toasted and slathered with butter. Great for breakfast or an afternoon coffee break!

This rich, moist quick bread is sure to be a favorite!

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figs soaking in water butter mixture

Place the chopped dried figs, room temperature butter, and baking soda in a large bowl. Pour the boiling water over and stir, let stand for about 15 minutes.

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walnut fig batter

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan or line with parchment paper.

Whisk the sugar, eggs, and vanilla into the date mixture. Stir in the walnuts. Set aside.

In another bowl whisk the all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt to combine. Whisk the flour mixture into the date and walnut mixture just until combined.

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walnut fig bread batter in a loaf pan

Pour the bread batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean and it’s golden brown.

Baking times may vary, not all ovens are the same.

Walnut fig bread on a white platter

Place the loaf pan on a wire rack and let cool for about 15 minutes. Then turn the bread out onto the rack and allow it to cool completely.

sliced walnut fig bread

Slice and serve! It’s great just the way it is or as mentioned above toast a piece, slather it with butter, and pour yourself of coffee!

Wrap in plastic wrap to store.

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Fig and Walnut Bread Recipe

Walnut Fig Bread

This walnut fig bread is loaded with such delicious flavor. It's sweet, nutty, and absolutely amazing toasted and slathered with butter. Great for breakfast or an afternoon coffee break!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, Fig, loaf, quick, walnut
Servings: 9
Calories: 307kcal
Author: DSTR

Ingredients

  • 8 oz dried figs about 1 1/2 cups
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Place the figs, butter, and baking soda in a large bowl. Pour the boiling water over and stir, let stand for about 15 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan.
  • Whisk the sugar, eggs, and vanilla into the date mixture. Stir in the walnuts. Set aside.
  • In another bowl whisk the all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt to combine. Whisk the flour mixture into the date and walnut mixture just until combined.
  • Pour the bread batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Baking times may vary, not all ovens are the same.
  • Place the loaf pan on a wire rack and let cool for about 15 minutes. Then turn the bread our onto the rack and allow to cool completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 405mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 218IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 2mg

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