How Do You Make Thomas Date Nut Bread?

To make Thomas Date Nut Bread, take 3/4 cup of boiling water and stir into a bowl filled with 1 1/2 cups of chopped dates and 1 tablespoon of butter. Allow to cool until the mixture is lukewarm, and then transfer 1/3 of it into a food processor to produce a paste, then return the paste to the original mixture. Add 1/4 cup of dark brown sugar, 1/4 cup of molasses, 2 teaspoons of vanilla and two eggs and combine.