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Grandma Ahart's Date Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Emmett Ahart
Added: Sunday, March 16, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 2/3 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 cup nuts

Directions:
Directions:
1. Mix dates with 1 cup boiling water. Cool to lukewarm.
2. Cream shortening and sugar. Add to above.
3. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
4. Add dry ingredients; beat well. Add nuts.
5. Bake at 350 for 35-40 min.

 

 

 

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