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Chocolate Date Cake Recipe

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

Patricia Matchette
Added: Wednesday, October 22, 2008


1 cup chopped dates
1 cup boiling water
cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 2/3 cups sifted cake flour
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon soda
teaspoon salt
cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Combine dates with water; cool. Stir butter to soften. Gradually add sugar; cream thoroughly. Add vanilla and egg; beat well. Sift flour, soda, cocoa, and salt together 2 times. Add to creamed mixture alternately with date mixture, beating after each addition. Pour into greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan. sprinkle with nuts and 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces. Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes.




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