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“I got this recipe from my mother-in-law - she said it's very old, she thought she got it from a magazine in 1965. She said she'd probably add more dates and pecans the next time she made it, but I think I'll add more chocolate chips!”
1hr 45mins
1 loaf

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first three ingredients.
  2. Add nuts, fruit and chocolate and mix lightly.
  3. Beat eggs and sugar together and stir into first mixture.
  4. Line a 9” x 5” x 3” loaf pan with brown paper; butter paper.
  5. Pour in mixture.
  6. Bake in slow oven (325°F.) about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  7. Turn out on rack to cool.
  8. Bread is best if stored, well-wrapped, for a day or two before slicing.

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