Sweet Bread Date Loaf

posted by joy 05-09-98 7:28 AM

Date-Nut Loaf

1-1/2 cup dates
1-1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon soft shortening
1 egg
2-1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup nuts

Pour boiling water over dates. Let cool.

Mix brown sugar, shortening and egg.

Add dates and remaining dry ingredients.

Put in greased loaf pan, let set 20 minutes

Bake 350, 60 to 70 minutes.

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