Nonnies Date Nut Bread

Nonnies Date Nut Bread Recipe

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Lynda Sweezey

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@mema5

This is my Mom's recipe and I just love it. Anything with dates is good. This is an old recipe. I can't remember when Mom didn't make it. The recipe has been around a long time.My parents were married almost 70 years, and she made it all through their marriage.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
1 loaf
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

1 c
dates-cut up
1 1/2 c
boiling water

COMBINE AND LET STAND UNTIL NEEDED

1 1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
shortening
1 large
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
2 3/4 c
flour
1 c
nutmeats (i like pecans but walnuts are good too}
2 tsp
baking soda
pinch salt

How to Make Nonnies Date Nut Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream sugar and shorting.
    Add egg.
    Mix soda with flour and add 1 teaspoon vanilla.
    Add flour alternately with liquid from dates.
    Add dates & nuts.
  • 2Bake 1 hour at 350 in a greased and floured loaf pan.
    Cool in pan for 5 minutes and cool on a wire rack.

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