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Sherried Date And Nut Loaf

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  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)

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
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3465 Calories from Fat 1193

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 135 g207.5%

Saturated Fat 18.1 g90.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 430.5 mg143.5%

Sodium 4350.8 mg181.3%

Total Carbohydrates 514 g171.5%

Dietary Fiber 32.9 g131.5%

Sugars 251.9 g

Protein 67 g133.6%

Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C 35.3%

Calcium 120.9% Iron 123.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sherried Date And Nut Loaf Recipe