Rating: 4 stars
22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

My mother used to make this recipe in a long loaf pan which I don't believe they make any more. Fortunately, I have her pan and whenever I make this it sure brings back such happy memories.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
1 -9x5 inch loaf pan
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease loaf pan.

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  • Pour the hot water over the dates and let stand until cooled.

  • Sift the flour and baking soda together add the sugar and salt. Stir in the cooled dates and water. Add the melted butter, beaten egg vanilla and walnuts. Mix well. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour or until a toothpick insert near the center comes out clean. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan and let cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

300 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 53.7g; fat 8.1g; cholesterol 18mg; sodium 417.4mg. Full Nutrition
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