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Chocolate Chip Date Nut Cake/ Mary Elizabeth's Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Watson
Added: Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup finely chopped dates
1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 3/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup shortening
1/4 cup cocoa
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 6 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips
Nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dates, water, and soda - cool. Mix flour & salt together -
cream shortening, cocoa, & sugar till fluffy. Add eggs & vanilla &
continue beating. Add flour alternately with date mix. Beat after
each addition. Do not overbeat.
Pour into 8 X 9" pgreased & floured pan. Sprinkle with nuts &
chips. Bake 350" for 40 to 45 minutes.

 

 

 

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