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Date Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Date Cake, by , is from Something I Threw Together - Favorite Recipes From Leola Hinton's Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Sunday, September 30, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup dates, cut up
1 tsp soda
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 egg
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup nuts
1 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt

Directions:
Directions:
Pour 1 cup boiling water over dates and soda and cool.
Mix all other ingredients and add to cooled dates. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

 

 

 

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