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This recipe for Date & Nut Loaf, by Patricia Seamans, is from The Seamans Family Cookbook,
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Patricia Seamans Added: Wednesday, September 16, 2009
1 lb. chopped dates 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup boiling water 1 cup white or brown sugar 1 tbsp butter or margarine 1 beaten egg 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder pinch salt 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 tsp vanilla flavouring.
Method:- Put first five ingredients in bowl and mix well. Add beaten egg, sift together flour, baking powder and salt add to mixture. Stir well. Add flavoring and nuts. Put in greased pan and let sit for 15 minutes.
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