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Chocolate Chip Date Cake Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, May 20, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 8 oz. pkg. dates
1 1/2 cup boiling water
1/4 t. baking soda
Let this cool and set.

Mix:
1 1/4 c. flour
3/4 t. soda
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 shortening
Add this to the above mixture.

Directions:
Directions:
Topping: Put on before baking

1/2 c. sugar
3/4 c. nuts
1 small package chocolate chips

Bake at 350 for 35 - 40 minutes.

 

 

 

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