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Date Cake - Doris Mayer Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Berning
Added: Thursday, October 29, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb dates cut up
1 c boiling water
1 tsp soda - soak all ingredients and let cool

Cream together
2 T shortening
1 c sugar
1 egg
Add to cooled dates

Add 1 1/2 c sifted flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 /2 c nuts
mix

Directions:
Directions:
Bake 30 minutes at 350

Topping:
1/2 lb dates
1 c sugar
3/4 c boiling water
soak till thick
Spread over cake while still warm.

 

 

 

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