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Date Loaf

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Pitted dates 1 Pound, chopped
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.
Line the bottom of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with waxed paper.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
In mixing bowl, cream butter or margarine with brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Add beaten eggs.
Dissolve soda in milk and add with vanilla to creamed mixture.
Add chopped dates and nuts to flour mixture.
Stir into creamed mixture.
Mix well.
Turn batter into prepared pan; bake 50-60 minutes or until done.
Cool in pan 5 minutes.
Remove from pan and cool thoroughly on rack.
When cake is cool, turn out onto serving plate.
Slice with electric knife.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Date

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