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Date and Nut Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Date and Nut Bread, by , is from The Twins Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Irene Veselsky a.k.a. Nana
Added: Saturday, June 9, 2007


4 c flour
2 c sugar
2 tbsp butter
1 c nuts
sm pkg dates diced
2 eggs beaten
2 tsp baking soda
2 c boiling water
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla

Sift flour, salt, & baking powder together.
Cream butter, add sugar, eggs and nuts.
Add diced dates to boiling water. Add baking soda to this mixture.
Alternate dry ingredients with liquid date mixture to the butter and sugar mixture. Mix well.
Grease 5 or 6 - 15 oz cans.
Pour mixture into cans & fill 1/2 way.

Bake in 350 oven for 1 hr.

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This is a family favorite from the 60's




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