Recipe: Date Bread

  • 1 cup corn meal ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 cup entire wheat flour 1 cup dates stoned and cut in pieces
  • 1 cup white flour ½ cup nut meats chopped
  • 1½ teaspoons salt 1 egg well beaten
  • ¼ teaspoon soda 1¼ cups milk
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder

Mix and sift dry ingredients; add other ingredients in order given; mix well, turn into a greased Bread pan, cover with a cloth, let stand fifteen minutes; bake in a moderate oven fifty minutes

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)