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time: 1-2 hrs serves/makes: 8 recipe id: 15742
ingredients 8 ounces dates 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup boiling water 1 tablespoon shortening 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon salt directions
Chop dates into small pieces. Sprinkle with baking soda and cover with the water. Let mixture cool. Cream shortening and sugar together; add egg, walnuts and vanilla, and beat well.
Add date mixture and mix well. Add flour sifted with the salt. Bake in 9 X 5 loaf pan at 325F degrees for 45 to 50 minutes. nutrition
325 calories, 7 grams fat, 63 grams carbohydrates, 6 grams protein per serving
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ratings & reviews Jul 7, 2009 Sully
I tried this recipe but it wouldn't get done in the middle, instead it burned on the outside with the inside raw. I'm wondering if the date/water mixture should have been drained? I c water with on l l/2 c flour might be the problem. I ended up by tossing the semi/burned cake out.