Date Nut Bread

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  ------------

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1 1/2

  cups

  dates -- chopped

1

  cup

  boiling water

4

  tablespoons

  unsalted butter -- softened

1/2

  cup

  molasses

1/2

  cup

  brown sugar -- packed

1

  whole

  egg

1

  teaspoon

  vanilla extract

1

  teaspoon

  baking soda

1/4

  teaspoon

  salt

1/2

  cup

  walnuts -- diced

1

  teaspoon

  cinnamon

1/2

  teaspoon

  nutmeg

  vegetable cooking spray

1

  cup

  2% milk


Heat oven to 350F.

Soak dates in boiling water until plumped. Drain and set aside to cool.

Mix butter, molasses, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

Mix in egg and vanilla.

Mix dry ingredients together. Add dry ingredients to wet just until blended.

Mix in nuts and dates.

Spray a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Spread mixture into pan.

Bake for 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.

Notes: Use your favorite nuts.

Makes 12 servings


Per Serving:
215 Calories; 8g Fat (30.5% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 30mg Cholesterol; 176mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Fruit; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1 1/2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.

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