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Date Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Date Bread, by , is from Cooking With The Cousins, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elizabeth Adams Bundy
Added: Tuesday, May 6, 2008


1 c. water
1 Tbsp. butter
1 1/2 c. chopped dates
1 c. brown sugar
1 egg

1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
2 c. flour
1 c. chopped nuts

Mix first four ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes and let cool.

Add egg to above mixture and beat thoroughly. Sift salt, baking powder, soda and flour. Add nuts to flour mixture. Combine wet ingredients with dry mixture and pour into greased loaf pan. Bake at 225 40-50 minutes.




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