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Date Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Nutter
Added: Sunday, June 22, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. chopped dates
2 tsp. baking soda
3 T. butter
3 eggs, beaten
2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped walnuts (optional)
tsp. salt
1 c. boiling water
1 c. sugar
1 c. flour

Directions:
Directions:
Put dates, nuts, soda, salt and butter in a bowl. Pour boiling water over top. Let stand 5 minutes. Add eggs and sugar; mix thoroughly. Beat in flour and vanilla. Bake in 5 round cans that are greased and well-floured. Cans MUST have yellow lining. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use the cans that pie filling comes in. These are the only ones Ive found that have a yellow lining.

 

 

 

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