May's Date Nut Loaf

Lucille Hoerle

By
@hoerlel

My childhood friend's mom used to make this delicious old fashioned loaf. We love it with cream cheese smeared on it.

It is dark, moist and yummy.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 c
boiling water
2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1/2 lb
raisens
1 lb
dates
3 1/2 c
flour
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
vanilla
2
large eggs
5 Tbsp
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
2 greased loaf pans

Put baking soda in boiling water and pour over fruit and nuts. Let stand one hour. Beat egg whites until stiff. Combine yolks, salt and all liquids and alternately mix with dry ingredients. Fold in egg whites and then the melted butter.

Bake for 1 hour at 375.

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