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Easy Date Nut Bread

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Ingredients
  Coarsely cut up dates 2 Cup (32 tbs), pitted
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Sifted flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix dates, water, and soda; cool, cover, and let stand at room temperature overnight.
Next day preheat oven to 325° F.
Add sugar, butter, and egg to date mixture and stir until sugar dissolves.
Add flour, a few spoonfuls at a time, mixing after each addition until smooth.
Stir in nuts and vanilla.
Spoon into 2 greased and floured 9"x5"x3" loaf pans and bake about 1 hour, until loaves shrink slightly from sides of pan and are springy to the touch.
Cool upright in pans on wire rack 10 minutes, turn out, and cool completely.
Wrap airtight and store overnight before cutting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1003 Calories from Fat 220

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.9 mg20.3%

Sodium 711.6 mg29.6%

Total Carbohydrates 187 g62.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.2 g48.7%

Sugars 108 g

Protein 15 g30.6%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 32.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Easy Date Nut Bread Recipe