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Date Nut Bread

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Category: Holiday, Breads, Gifts

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Boiling water
  • 2 c Chopped dates
  • 4 ts Baking soda
  • 3 tb Butter or margarine
  • 2 3/4 c Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tb Vanilla
  • 2 1/2 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Chopped walnuts


Combine water, dates, and baking soda. Allow to stand
1 hour. Using mixer, cream butter until soft. Add
sugar and blend for 10 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla
and blend for 10 minutes. Mix on low while adding
alternately date mixture and flour. Beat until smooth.
Add walnuts and mix until combined. Divide into 4
greased and floured bread pans. Bake 45-60 minutes.
This recipe came from the Historic Dobbin House Tavern
in Gettysburg, PA. It is excellent, but you must
follow the recipe exactly for success. Enjoy!!

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