"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Grandma GG's Date & Nut Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lindsay Ellerman

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package of dates- chopped
1 cup boiling water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 egg beaten
1 cup sugar
1 T. butter- melted
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups shifted flour
1/2 cup walnuts- chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dates, boiling water, and baking soda together and let stand for 30 minutes.

Mix egg, sugar, and butter together.

Once the dates are ready add: salt, vanilla, flour and walnuts.

Mix all ingredients well. Bake at 325 for 1 1/2 hours in greased 9 x 5 x 3 pan.

Let cool completely and remove from pan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours plus prep
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma GG use to make this in a 48 oz. juice can

 

 

 

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