Date Bread Recipe
- 6 ounces pitted dates
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1 tablespoon shortening
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 3/4 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
Pour the boiling water over the dates and allow to stand.
Cream together the shortening and sugar.
Add the egg and blend thoroughly.
Add vanilla and the remaining ingredients, mix well.
Add the dates and the water and mix again.
Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes.