Ingrients & Directions

1/2 c Dates,dried,finely chopped
1 Egg
1 c Sugar
2 tb Butter,melted
2 c Flour,all-purpose,sifted
3 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Baking soda
3/4 ts Salt
1/2 c Orange juice
1/4 c Water
1 c Pecans,chopped

Soak dates for 2 hours in water, then drain and dry on paper
toweling. In a bowl, mix egg, sugar, and butter. Sift flour with
baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add dry ingredients alternately
with orange juice and water, beginning and ending with dry
ingredients. Stir in dates and pecans and beat until well blended.
Pour mixture into a greased 9x5x3″ loaf pan. Bake in a preheated
350’F. oven for about 2 hours, or until bread tests done in the
center. Unmold and cool on a rack. This keeps well and is excellent
fora morning coffee party.

1 Servings