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Pineapple-Date Loaf

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Ingredients
  Soft butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Lemon extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned crushed pineapple 8 1⁄2 Ounce
  Chopped nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Chopped date 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely
  Chopped maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Cream butter and sugar; add egg and lemon extract.
Drain pineapple, reserving liquid.
Mix reserved liquid and 1 /4 cup water.
Add pineapple and nuts to creamed mixture.
Sift dry ingredients together; add dates.
Mix well; stir into creamed mixture alternately with pineapple liquid.
Drain cherries; fold into batter.
Pour into greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch pan.
Bake at 375 degrees for 55 minutes.
Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove from pan.
Let stand overnight before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Party

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