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Date & Nut Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Date & Nut Bread, by , is from Sibling Revelry - Family Recipes for Memorable Food and Fun, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Stevens
Added: Friday, January 26, 2007


2 C chopped dates
2 tsp soda
2 C boiling water
2 eggs
1 Tbs. salt
2 c sugar
1 Tbs. vanilla
4 Tbs. butter or Crisco
3 C flour
1 C chopped nuts

Mix together 1st three ingredients. Let stand while preparing the
rest of the ingredients.
Beat eggs, add sugar & butter. Add salt & vanilla, flour alternately
with liquid mixture, beating after each addition.
Fold in nuts.
Fill 3 -5 cans 3/4 full.
Bake at 350F for 1 hour.




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