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Date Cake (Or Raisin) Recipe

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This recipe for Date Cake (Or Raisin), by , is from Breid Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Audrey Breid
Added: Sunday, March 5, 2006


1 c shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1 tbsp cocoa
1 3/4 c flour
1 tsp soda
1 c hot water
1 c raisins, or dates
1/2 c nuts (optional)
Chocolate chips

Mix shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Add rest of ingredients putting soda in the hot water. Pour into 9x13" pan. Sprinkle coconut and chocolate chips on top. Bake in a 350 oven for 40 minutes. Best when still warm.




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