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Date And Walnut Loaf

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Ingredients
  Chopped dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg/2 small 1 Large
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla/1 teaspoon grated lemon / orange rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven at 325°.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, place the dates and sprinkle with soda.
3) Pour in boiling water and stand, until cools.
4) In another bowl, whip butter by adding sugar.
5) Add beaten eggs, salt and flavoring to the butter.
6) Add flour, dates and nuts.
7) Blend the mixture to smooth consistency.
8) Use a greased loaf pan to pour the batter. Place aside to rise the batter for 20 minutes.
9) Place the pan inside the oven to bake for an hour.
10) Cool the bread inside the pan and invert on rack.

SERVING
11) Slice the loaf and serve with your favorite fruit jam.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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