Favorite Date Bread

  • 1 cup boiling coffee
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 2 T butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 and three-fourths cup sifted flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Chopped nuts (optional)

In a bowl stir together the chopped dates, butter and baking soda and pour the boiling coffee over these ingredients. Cool slightly. Add sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla. Add sifted flour and salt. Mix well. Add chopped nuts if desired. Pour into greased long loaf pan or 1 regular sized loaf pan and 1 mini pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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