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Classic Date And Nut Loaf

Ingredients
  Boiling water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dates 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

In large bowl, pour boiling water over dates.
Let stand 5 to 10 minutes.
Stir in sugar, egg, baking soda, salt, vanilla, and butter.
In small bowl, mix flour with nuts; stir into date mixture.
Pour into two greased 1 -lb.coffee cans or one 8-cup mold.
Cover with foil and tie.
Place cans or mold on rack in slow-cooking pot.
Pour 2 cups hot water around cans.
Cover pot and cook on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until done.
Remove from pot.
Let bread stand in coffee cans 10 minutes; turn out onto cooling rack.
Slice and spread with butter, cream cheese, or peanut butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
195 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3705 Calories from Fat 732

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 86 g133%

Saturated Fat 16 g79.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 243.7 mg81.2%

Sodium 3808.8 mg158.7%

Total Carbohydrates 703 g234.5%

Dietary Fiber 36.5 g146%

Sugars 423.4 g

Protein 60 g121%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 29.4% Iron 117.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Date And Nut Loaf Recipe