Date Bread

susan simons


This is another one of my Grandma Eunice Kaphingst's Date recipes, It's so easy to tell her most used recipes the cards they are written on are so worn and comments written on them.


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  • 1 c
    dates, chopped
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    nuts, chopped (optional)

How to Make Date Bread


  1. Pour boiling water over dates, let stand until water cools.
  2. Sift together flour, soda, and salt.
  3. Cream together shortening and sugar, add egg, add flour alternatley with date mixture. Blend in nuts.
  4. Pour into well greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
    Bake at 350 degrees about 45 minutes.

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About Date Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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