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Aunt Ruth's Date Cake Recipe

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Ruth Matilda Rawe


1 egg
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour (add more)
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
tsp. salt
cup nutmeats
1 tsp. vanilla or spices for flavoring

1 cup boiling water
1 cup dates chopped
1 Tbsp. butter

Mix the nutmeat ingredients--boiling water, chopped dates and butter--and let cool.

Combine the cake ingredients. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Discovered this handwritten recipe on a paper invoice. The invoice heading reads:

Mfrs. of Cement Block Machines and Cement Mixers
Cinder and Concrete Blocks - Cement Brick
Phone 118
Storm Lake, Iowa.




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