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Dark Date Bread

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup cut-up dates
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

  1. Grease and flour loaf pan, 9 x 5 x 3 inches.
  2. Pour boiling water over raisins, dates, butter and soda; let stand.
  3. Mix flour, sugar, and salt; beat in fruit mixture and remaining ingredients.
  4. Pour batter into pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F 60 to 70 minutes.