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Date-Nut Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teresa Lanum
Added: Sunday, September 20, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups pitted dates
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 cup boiling water
1 1/4 plus 1 T. sifted all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
In medium bowl, with scissors cut dates into thirds. Add nuts and bowling water. Let cool to room temperature - about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, spray a (81/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.) loaf pan. Sift flour with baking soda and salt; set aside. Preheat oven to 350. In large bowl, with electric mixer at high speed, beat butter with sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Add cooled date mixture; mix well. Add flour mixture; beat with wooden spoon until well combined. Turn into prepared pan. Bake 1 hour or until a cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove bread to wire rack, and let cool completely.

 

 

 

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