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Bing's Date Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Murphy Schuller
Added: Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 orange, juice reserved and rind grated
less then 1 cup boiling water
1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
2 tbsp butter, melted
1 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix the juice of the orange with enough boiling water to make 1 cup, then add in the remaining wet ingredients and stir to get the dates softened.
Add the pre-mixed dry ingredient's and mix gently.
Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake on 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.
Remove from the pan and cool on a wire rack 2 minutes after you take it out of the oven. If you like the top crust to be soft, place the slightly warm loaf into an open plastic sack. Don't close the sack till the bread is completely cooled.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a bread we traditionally made at Christmas. The recipe was from Bing, a.k.a. Delores Schuller Byrne, Mark's sister.

 

 

 

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