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Picnic Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristie Satrang
Added: Tuesday, June 26, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. flour
1 heaping T. cocoa
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp. soda
1 1/2 c. hot water
1 c. finely chopped dates or raisons

Directions:
Directions:
Add dates to hot bater and let stand untill cool, then add soda to this mixture. Cream sugar and shortening, add eggs one at a time, and dry ingredients which have been sifted together. Combine date mixture then pour into lightly oiled and floured loaf pan. Quickly pripare topping and spoon on top of batter and place in oven preheated to 350. Bake 35 minutes or until done when tested.

Topping: Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 package chocolate chips, and 1/2 cup nuts.

 

 

 

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