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Date Nut Bread Recipe

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Added: Sunday, July 30, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
I tsp. baking soda
1 C boiling water
1 C pitted dates, cut up
3/4 C raisins
2 tbsp. soft butter
1 C sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
1 1/2 cups sifted flour
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Pour soda and boiling water over dates and raisins. Set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla, then egg. Beat well. Add flour and mix. Pour in fruit mixture (including water) and pecans. Mix. Bake in a battered 9x5 loaf pan at 350 for 45-55 minutes.

 

 

 

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