3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups Brazil nuts
1 pound pitted dates
1 cup maraschino cherries, drained
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease one 9x5 inch loaf pan.
2 Sift the flour, white sugar, baking powder, and salt together. Mix in the nuts, dates, and cherries.
3 Beat the eggs until foamy, add the vanilla and the flour mixture. Stir until just combined and pour into the prepared pan.
4 Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Store in the refrigerator, wrapped in foil.
Makes 1 - 9 x 5 inch loaf