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Cream of Wheat with Dates

Dates added to cream of wheat supply to a great extent the cellulose and mineral salts that are taken out when the bran is removed in the manufacture of this cereal. They likewise give to it a flavor that is very satisfactory, especially when added in the manner here explained.

Sufficient to serve six.


  • 3/4 cupful cream of wheat
  • 1 teaspoonful salt
  • 4 1/2 cupful boiling water
  • 3/4 cupful dates


Cook the cream of wheat. Wash the dates in hot water, cut them lengthwise with a sharp knife, and remove the seeds. Cut each date into four pieces and add them to the cream of wheat 10 minutes before serving, stirring them into the cereal just enough to distribute them evenly. Serve hot with cream or milk and sugar.


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Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Volume 1.

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