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Easy Date and Nut Bread

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This was the very first thing I learned to aunt taught me this because it was so easy. No beating, no whipping...just mix and you're ready to go!



  • 1 cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ⅓ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1½ tablespoons butter
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Easy Date and Nut Bread is a community recipe submitted by Divs and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Mix the flour, sugar, butter, nuts, baking soda in a bowl
  • Add water to make a thickish batter
  • Add the beaten egg and vanilla
  • Bake for half an hour or till skewers come out clean
  • Additional Information

    This bread is best made a day in advance to give the flavours a chance to blend. Add a tsp of rum or brandy if you like the flavour.

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