Chocolate Date Loaf I

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This is a delicious tea loaf, that cuts better the second day. Serve with a spread.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 -9x5 inch loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

  • ¾ cup boiling water

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Combine chopped dates, boiling water, and soda. Stir, and allow to cool.

  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and nuts.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together egg, salt, sugar, and vanilla. Blend together melted chocolate and melted butter or margarine; stir into batter. Stir in date mixture. Add flour mixture, and stir to mix. Scrape into a greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until it tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

256 Calories
11g Fat
39g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 256
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 326mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 167mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.