Delicious Date Loaf -Connie's

Connie Ottman

By
@cottman

This delicious recipe came from my mom. It's good for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Believe me, it won't be around for long. In my house, it's scarfed up in a day. There seems to be a lot of steps, but this recipe is easy to prepare. Enjoy!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour-sifted
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
butter
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 lb
pitted dates, chopped
1/2 c
pecans, chopped
1 c
heavy cream, whipped or spread with some good butter
enjoy:)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Line the bottom of a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan with waxed paper.
3
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
4
In a mixing bowl, cream butter with brown sugar until light and fluffy.
5
Add beaten eggs to creamed mixture.
6
Dissolve soda in milk.
7
Add soda mixture and vanilla to creamed mixture.
8
Add chopped dates and nuts to FLOUR mixture.
9
Stir flour, date and nut mixture into creamed ingredients. Mix well.
10
Pour batter into the prepared pan.
11
Bake 50-60 minutes or until done.
12
Cool in pan 5 minutes.
13
Remove from pan and cool thoroughly on wire rack.
14
Once cooled, slice loaf and serve with whipped cream or butter.
15
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom