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  1. 8 oz Dates; finely chopped

  2. 2 t Butter

  3. 3/4 c Water; boiling

  4. 1 3/4 c Unbleached flour; sifted

  5. 1/4 t Salt

  6. 1 t Baking soda

  7. 1/2 c Sugar; granulated

  8. 1 ea Egg; lg, well beaten

  9. 4 oz Cheddar md, shredded

  10. 1 c Walnuts; chopped

  11. 325 degrees F. Place the dates and butter in a small bowl and pour the boiling water over them. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the date mixture, egg, cheddar and nuts. Mix until just blended and spoon the mixture into a well greased

  12. 9 X 5-inch loaf pan. Let stand for 20 minutes. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven or until a wooden pick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Turn out onto a rack and cool before slicing. NOTE: The flavor improves is the bread stands overnight before serving.


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