1 cup boiling water
1 lb. stoned and cut dates
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons shortening
1 ounce melted chocolate
1 egg
2 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-3/4 coups flour
3/4 cup chopped pecan nuts
Pour boiling water over dates. Cream sugar and shortening; add melted
chocolate and well beaten egg; mix well and add dates and water; sift
together baking powder, salt and flour; add gradually with pecan nuts.
Mix well and put into greased loaf pan and bake in slow oven for one
and a half hours.