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Mother's Date-Nut Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ida Rottluff Warns (11/7/1897 - 10/23/1992)
Added: Thursday, April 28, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 Tlbs. butter
4 cups brown sugar
4 cups cut-up dates
4 cups boiling water
8 cups flour ( use part whole wheat)
4 eggs
4 tsp. soda
2 tsp. salt
3 cups chopped walnuts
4 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Add dates, soda and butter to boiling water in mixing bowl.
Cool mixture.
Blend in sugar and eggs.
Sift together dry ingredients and add and blend.
Add nuts and vanilla.
Bake in greased loav pans at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 large loaves
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour, 30 miutes total time.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another Christmas favorite that Mother made after we got our Christmas package of nutes and dried fruits from her brother, Julius Rottluff, in California.

 

 

 

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