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Whole Wheat Date Bread

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Ingredients
  Dates 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), pitted and sliced
  Boiling water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Pour boiling water over dates; set aside to cool.
Cream shortening and sugar together; add egg and beat until light and fluffy.
Sift flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder together.
Stir in whole wheat flour and nuts.
Stir date mixture into creamed mixture; add flour mixture in fourths mixing until blended after each addition.
Do not over beat.
Bake in a greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 485 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.3%

Trans Fat 0.8 g

Cholesterol 26.4 mg8.8%

Sodium 483.8 mg20.2%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.9%

Sugars 48.8 g

Protein 8 g16.6%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 0.22%

Calcium 10.2% Iron 17%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Whole Wheat Date Bread Recipe