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Cherry Date Loaf

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  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut up
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Eggs 2 , beaten

In medium bowl, combine butter, dates and soda.
Pour boiling water overtop.
Add vanilla.
In second bowl, combine dry ingredients and mix.
Add cherries and nuts.
In mixing bowl, beat eggs until frothy and light.
Add date mixture and stir to mix.
Add flour/cherry mixture; stir only until moistened.
Spoon into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350°F for 1 hour or until pick comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan and cool on rack.
This a very tasty loaf and it is especially dear to me as it was given to me by my friend, shirley marcus, who passed away.
Shirley was an adult shelver at KPL

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3074 Calories from Fat 875

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g149.4%

Saturated Fat 38.9 g194.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 543.9 mg181.3%

Sodium 3152.4 mg131.4%

Total Carbohydrates 509 g169.6%

Dietary Fiber 23.7 g94.9%

Sugars 289.7 g

Protein 59 g117.6%

Vitamin A 40.9% Vitamin C 26.8%

Calcium 64.9% Iron 87.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cherry Date Loaf Recipe