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Dark Date Bread

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The dark date bread is a dessert bread made with flour, eggs and vanilla along with sugar. Baked with added nuts if so desired, the dark date bread is rich and luxurious to taste and has a lingering flavor.
Ingredients
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Hot water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

To dates add soda and hot water and let stand.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
Cream the butter and add sugar, beaten egg, then date mixture.
Add dry ingredients and vanilla.
Nuts may be added if desired.
Bake in a greased loaf pan at 350F for 40 to 50 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Party

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