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Sherried Date And Nut Loaf

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Ingredients
  Snipped pitted whole dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry sherry 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Finely shredded orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Wheat germ 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

In small bowl combine dates, sherry, and orange peel; set aside.
Stir together flour, sugar, wheat germ, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and baking soda.
Combine eggs, milk, oil, and date mixture.
Add dry ingredients, stirring just till moistened.
Fold in nuts.
Turn into greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pan.
Bake in 350°F oven for 50 to 55 minutes.
Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove loaf.
Cool thoroughly on wire rack.
Wrap and store overnight before slicing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date

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