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Date And Nut Bread

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This delicious date and nut bread is also healthy with the use of dates and nuts, pineapple juice and wholewheat. A rich and nutritious way to supplement your diet!
Ingredients
  Compressed yeast cake 1 Ounce
  Pineapple juice 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), lukewarm
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Wholewheat 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Lukewarm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped dates 2 Cup (32 tbs) (chopped coarsely)
  Chopped nuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Soften yeast in lukewarm water, add pine- apple juice, shortening, molasses and salt; add wholewheat flour and enough white flour to make a stiff dough.
Brush surface very lightly with melted shortening, cover and let rise in a warm place for about 2 hours.
Turn out onto a lightly floured board, dredge dates with flour, combine with nuts and knead into dough.
Knead for 10 minutes, or until smooth and satiny.
Divide into 2 equal parts and mould into balls.
Let rest, closely covered, for 10 minutes.
Shape into loaves.
Place in two greased loaf pans (91/2" x51/2"), brush tops with melted shortening, cover and let rise for 1 hour.
Bake in a moderate oven for 45 — 55 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes

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