Date-Nut Bread

A favorite quick bread from childhood for many of us! Enjoy making this for yourself or others.

3/4 C pecans, chopped

1 C pitted dates
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
3 Tbsp margarine
3/4 C boiling water
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 C sugar
1 1/4 C white flour

With a fork mix together nuts, dates, soda and salt. Add margarine and boiling water. Let mixture stand for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray bread pan. In a mixing bowl beat eggs with a fork. Beat in vanilla, sugar and flour. Add dates. Mix ingredients until just moistened then pour into bread pan. Bake for 65 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from bread pan. Cool completely on cooling rack.

Servings: 1 large loaf

Submitted by LaNaya Achord

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