“The delicious flavor of this loaf improves after standing for 24 hours. From the Western section of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Institute of Chicago, 1947”
READY IN:
2hrs
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
1 loaf
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the first three ingredients in a bowl, cover and let cool.
  2. Grease a loaf pan.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together.
  4. Beat sugar and egg together and add to dates, alternatively with the sifted ingredients.
  5. Dredge nuts in a small amount of flour and stir into batter.
  6. Pour into prepared pan, let rise for 20 minutes.
  7. While batter is rising, preheat oven to 325°F.
  8. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes.
  9. Turn out onto cooling rack to cool.
  10. Serve sliced very thin for sandwiches, spread with cream cheese or butter.

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