1 t baking soda 1 c boiling water 1 c pitted dates (cut up) 3/4 c raisins 2 T soft butter 1 c sugar 1 t vanilla 1 egg 1 1/3 c sifted flour 3/4 c chopped nuts
pour soda and boiling water over raisins and dates. set aside. cream butter and sugar. add vanilla, then egg. beat well. add flour and mix. pour in fruit mixture (water included) and nuts. mix. bake in a buttered 9 X 5 inch loaf pan at 350 for 45 to 55 minutes
*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.