Dark Date-Nut Bread

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Date Nut Bread
Date Nut Bread

Ingredients, Always Organic:

  • 1 lb. dates
  • 2 ½  tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of ground coffee (I used organic)
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • Chop dates, sprinkle with baking soda and instant coffee, then pour the boiling water over the date mixture and let set for at least 1 hour.
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 1 ¾ cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 ½ cups of chopped nuts
Date Nut Bread
Date Nut Bread

Directions:

  1. Beat butter and sugar together till light and fluffy, then add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.  Add vanilla.  Then mix in the flour and date mixture. Fold in the nuts.
  2. Divide the mixture between two 9×5 loaf pans that have been greased and floured.  Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes or until done and a toothpick comes out clean.
  3. Let cool, enjoy plain or with cream cheese or soft sweet goat cheese spread.

 

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