Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Combine dates, butter and boiling water. Cool.
Sift flour and baking soda together
Add sugar, egg and nuts to the date mixture
Add vanilla, then flour mixture.
Add lemon juice last and stir until combined
Pour into a prepared loaf pan and bake for approximately 50- 60 minutes in preheated oven (or until cake tester or toothpick comes out clean and loaf is lightly browned on the outside) . Cool on a cooling rack.
Date Nut Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.