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Chocolate Date Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Date Cake, by , is from The Ketterhagen Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Grandma Ketterhagen
Added: Tuesday, November 27, 2007


1 c. dates, cut fine
1 1/2 c. boiling water
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. flour
3 T. cocoa
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 c. sugar
1 c. chocolate chips
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Put dates in bowl & cover with boiling water. Stir & mash. Cool. Cream sugar & butter, add eggs & beat until fluffy. Add vanilla & date mixture. Add flour, cocoa, salt & soda. Stir till all ingredients are mixed. Grease & flour 9x13 pan. Pour in pan & put on topping. Bake at 325 for 45 minutes.

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This is one of only a couple of recipes from Grandma Ketterhagen - it is a good one!




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