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                    ANNIE MAE'S GEORGIA DATE-PECAN BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2   c            Dates,dried,finely chopped
    1                    Egg
    1       c            Sugar
    2       T            Butter,melted
    2       c            Flour,all-purpose,sifted
    3       t            Baking powder
      1/4   t            Baking soda
      3/4   t            Salt
      1/2   c            Orange juice
      1/4   c            Water
    1       c            Pecans,chopped
 
   Soak dates for 2 hours in water, then drain and dry on paper toweling. In a
   bowl, mix egg, sugar, and butter. Sift flour with baking powder, baking
   soda, and salt. Add dry ingredients alternately with orange juice and
   water, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Stir in dates and pecans
   and beat until well blended. Pour mixture into a greased 9x5x3 loaf pan.
   Bake in a preheated 350'F. oven for about 2 hours, or until bread tests
   done in the center. Unmold and cool on a rack. This keeps well and is
   excellent for a morning coffee party.
  
 
 
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