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                           Orange and Date Bread
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home Magazine, Dec. '94/GladRag
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruit                            Breads - Quick
                 Taste Of Home
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           butter or margarine -- softened
    2      cups          sugar
    3                    eggs
    4      cups          flour
    1      tsp           baking soda
    1      tsp           salt
    1 1/3  cups          buttermilk
    1      cup           chopped dates
    1      cup           chopped pecans or walnuts
    1      T             grated orange rind
                         Glaze:
      1/4  cup           orange juice
      1/2  cup           sugar
    2      T             grated orange rind
 
 Cream butter and sugar.  Add eggs, beat well.  Combine dry ingredients and
 add alternately with the buttermilk.  Fold in walnuts, dates and orange
 rind.  Pour into two 8 1/2 inch greased and floured pans and bake at 350F.
 degrees for about an hour.  Combine the glaze ingredients and pour half
 over the hot loaves.  Cool for 10 minutes before removing from the
 pans.Spoon remaining glaze over loaves. 
 
 Can be made ahead and frozen. From Taste of Home magazine, Dec.'94
 Posted on Kitmailbox by GladRag@aol.com
 
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