Fig and Date Bread

Recipe by Mirj2338
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Lightly grease an 8x4 inch baking pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the dates, figs, butter and baking soda.
  • Pour in the boiling water, stir well and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Beat the sugar, walnuts and eggs into the date mixture.
  • Combine the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the date mixture just until blended.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.
  • Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
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