Aunt Claudia’s Date Nut Loaf

DATE NUT LOAF

4 EGGS

1 CUP SUGAR

½ CUP CRISCO BUTTER

1 CUP SIFTED FLOUR

1 LB. CHOPPED AND PITTED DATES (ABOUT 3 CUPS)

4 CUPS PECAN HALVES

 

BEAT TOGETHER THE EGGS, SUGAR AND OIL. ADD THE DRY INGREDIENTS AND MIX WELL.

POUR INTO A GREASED AND FLOURED PAN (9X5X3) AND PLACE IN A COLD OVEN. TURN ON OVEN TO 300 DEGREES AND BAKE FOR 1½ – 2 HOURS OR UNTIL CAKE IS FIRM IN THE MIDDLE.

 

LET COOL COMPLETELY. REMOVE FROM PAN AND SLICE WITH A VERY SHARP KNIFE. OR, WRAP AND FREEZE FOR SLICING AND SERVING LATER. MAKE A 3 POUND LOAF.

 

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