Date Nut Bread

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Prepared by Shari Greifner for January, 2013, meeting.

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 Hr 15 Min


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6 can(s)
(14-16 ounce) empty cans, clean vegetable or fruit cans
cooking spray
1 lb
chopped dates
2 tsp
baking soda
2 c
boiling water
2 c
sugar (i used less because it was very sweet)
1/2 c
4 c
sifted all-purpose flour
1 c
chopped walnuts
1 c

How to Make Date Nut Bread


  • 1Preheat oven to 325F. Coat insides of cans with cooking spray.
  • 2Combine dates and baking soda in a bowl. Pour in boiling and let stand for 5 minutes.
  • 3Combine sugar, shortening and eggs in a large bowl. Using a mixer, beat a medium-high speed until creamy. Add date mixture(do not drain) and flour and stir until well blended. Add nuts and raisins, mix well.
  • 4Fill cans about 2/3 full with batter. Bake 1 to 1/4 hours, until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool cans on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove bread from cans and place on a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 5Serve with cream cheese.

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About Date Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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