Sweet Bread Date Ornage Nut Bread

posted by Connie 05-09-98 8:43 AM

Connie 5-8-98


1 cup dates
1/2 cup walnuts
2 cups flour
3 1/2 tea. baking powder
1 1/2 tea. salt
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
2 Tbls. soft shortening
1 tea. vanilla
1/2 tea. grated orange rind
1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350.

Pit and slice dates; chop walnuts.

Sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in bowl.

Add egg, shortening, vanilla, orange rind and juice and milk.

Mix only to blend ingred.

Stir in dates and nuts.

Turn into greased and floured 9x5x3 loaf pan. Bake about 70 minutes or until loaf tests done in center.

Turn out on rack to cool.

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