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Date Nut Loaf

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Ingredients
  Dates 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine dates and baking soda; cover with boiling water, and let stand until cool.
Cream sugar and shortening together, add egg and vanilla and beat until combined.
Add cooled date mixture, flour, walnuts and salt; stir until just combined.
Do not beat.
Scrape mixture into greased 9" x 5" 3" loaf pan, and bake at 350°F; 60 to 70 minutes.
Makes 1 loaf.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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