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Date Nut Loaf Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Trucene Brengle
Added: Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. milk
1/4 c. white corn syrup
1 c. pitted dates, coarsely chopped
1 1/2 c. pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, salt, milk, and corn syrup in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat to soft ball stage (240F with a candy thermometer), stirring occasionally to prevent scorching. Remove from heat. Add dates and nuts. Beat with spoon until mixture completely loses it's gloss and almost holds shape. Roll into compact 1 1/2-inch diameter roll. Wrap in wax paper then wrap in clean, damp towel. Store in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes about 2 lbs.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes

 

 

 

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