Title: Cheddar Date Nut Loaf
Categories: Bread Cheese Fruit
Yield: 4 Servings
|8||oz||Dates; finely chopped|
|4||oz||Cheddar md, shredded|
|1 3/4||c||Unbleached flour; sifted|
|1|| ||Egg; lg, well beaten|
Preheat the oven to 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 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.