May's Date Nut Loaf

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make May's Date Nut Loaf

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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