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Brown Nut, Date & Raisin Bread                      Makes 2 breads

Ingredients

•  1 cup dates, chopped

•  ½ cup raisins

•  ¾ cup nuts, chopped (pecans or walnuts)

•  3 Tbsp butter

•  1½ tsp baking soda

•  1 cup boiling water

•  2 eggs, beaten

•  1 cup brown sugar (light or dark)

•  1½ cups flour

•  1 tsp good vanilla

Preheat oven to 350Grease 2 (#2) cans, (2½ cups or 20 0z each)

Instructions

1.  In medium bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients; pour over boiling water.

2.  Combine thoroughly the remaining ingredients;  fill each about

      2/3 full.

3.  Bake 50 minutes or until top is nice and brown.  Cool about 30

      minutes; then serve.  Keep leftovers in the refrigerator.

Options

Mixture can be poured into 8 (6-ounce) custard cups, placed in a

shallow pan filled with 1-inch of hot water. Bake 35 minutes or until

nice and brown.

      

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