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Traditional Date Nut Loaf

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Ingredients
  Dates 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Crisco 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350┬░fahrenheit.

MAKING
2 In large mixer bowl, add dates, nuts, and Crisco.
3 Pour in 1 cup boiling water.
4 Thoroughly beat until Crisco breaks into small lumps.
5 Let cool to lukewarm,for about 15 minutes.
6 Add in sugar, vanilla, and egg, mixing well.
7 In a bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.
8 Combine with the date mixture and beat well.
9 Pour into 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
10 Bake for 1 hour.

SERVING
11 Let cool thoroughly and slice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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