HOME > Chowhound > Greater Boston Area >

Discussion

Date Nut Bread

  • 9

I suddenly have a craving for Date Nut Bread. Is there anywhere in the area one can buy some? Thanks in advance.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. This may not be what you're seeking but it's wicked easy to make. I'll be happy to post recipe on Home Cooking if you'd like.

    3 Replies
    1. re: Niblet

      Hey, Niblet, I'd love that recipe when you have a chance. After trying a couple of recipes with really dry results, I've been looking for a tried and true.

    2. There is a small bakery in Auburndale called Breadsong that makes a moist and delicious pumpkin date bread (no nuts). I go out of my way to get a loaf whenever I am in that area.

      2 Replies
      1. re: fantundo

        Breadsong is usually at the Copley Farmers' Market and sell that great bread by the slice or loaf. I also love their Irish Soda Bread!

        http://www.breadsongbakery.com/Locati...

        They have the markets at Newton/Cold Spring Park and Davis Square Somerville posted on their site as well. That gives you three more places to get a loaf this summer, fantundo!

        Penny
        http://www.bostonzest.com/

        1. re: fantundo

          I was going to make the same suggestion! Their date bread is to die for........Most of their items are excellent, including their breads!

        2. I got one today in Milton at GH Bent cookie factory. The other day, your post got me thinking about how I use to like it and hadn't had one for years. It was the last one they had, but they said they do have them occasionally. Maybe call before you go. They have lots of cookies as that's theit main thing but don't make too many loaf cakes/breads. I just had a slice and it's delish! Side note....they have really good sandwiches. It's located in Milton about 1/2 mile from Newcombe Farms Restaurant on RT 28(Randolph Ave) if you know where that is. They've been in business since 1801 and were the original makers of water crackers. Here's their link:
          http://www.bentscookiefactory.com/his...

          1. Hi Everybody:

            Just found some Date Nut Bread at Lyndell's Bakery, 270 Broadway in Somerville. $6.50 a loaf but good and moist. Add some cream cheese and yum.