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Polka-dot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Polka-dot Cake, by , is from Anita's Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Louise DeMasi
Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008


1 1/4 c chopped dates
1 c hot water
3/4 c butter
1 c sugar
2 eggs
2 c flour
1 t soda
1/2 t salt
1 bag chocolate chips
1/2 c nuts

Mix dates and hot water and set aside.
Cream butter and sugar, then add eggs.
Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture, alternating dry ingredients with date mixture.
Stir in 1/2 bag of choc chips. Place the rest on top and sprinkle with nuts.
Bake at 325




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