Dates and Agave Bread

Serves: 16

1 slice per serving

   2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
   2 teaspoons baking powder
   1 teaspoon baking soda
   3/4 teaspoon salt
   1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
   1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
   1/4 teaspoon allspice
   1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
   3/4 cup pitted and chopped dates or raisins
   1/2 cup pecans, chopped
   3/4 cup buttermilk
   3/4 cup agave
   1/4 cup vegetable oil
   2 tablespoons molasses
   1 egg

Dates and Agave Bread is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.
In large mixing bowl, blend flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices. Stir in dates or raisins and nuts; set aside. Beat together buttermilk, agave, oil, molasses and egg. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients, stir until just mixed. Spray a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Pour in batter. Bake at 325F for 55 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 20 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.