Chocolate Nut Bread

mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

Favorite from S. Adler.

This bread freezes well.


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Serves:

2 loaves

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1/2 c
cut up dates
1
4 ounce german chocolate bar
3 c
boiled water
3 tsp
baking soda
2 1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter or margarine
3
eggs
4 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 pinch
salt
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
3 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
maraschino cherries, cut in half

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Dissolve soda in hot water and pour over dates and chocolate. Let stand to cool.
3
Cream sugar, butter, and eggs. Add cooled date and water mixture alternately with flour.
4
Add nuts, vanilla and cherries. Batter is thin.
5
Grease and flour bread pans, fill 1/2 full.
6
Bake 50-60 minutes or until tests done with a pick.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Hashtags: #tea, #potluck, #Brunch