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Matrimonial Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Beach

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crumbs:
1 3/4 Cup Flour
1 Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Baking Powder
3/8 Tsp Baking Soda
2 Cups Rolled oats
1/2 Cup Brown sugar
1 Cup Shortening


Filling:
1 1/2 Lbs Dates
1 1/2 Cup Water
1 1/2 Tbsp Lemon juice or 1 Tsp Vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Pre Heat oven to 350

Mix dry ingredients; add rolled oats.

Add brown sugar; cut in shortening to make coarse crumbs.

Cook dates with water and lemon juice until thick . Cool.

Press half the crumb mixture into 12x12 pan
Spread cooled filling over base.
Sprinkle remaining crumbs over and press down.

Bake 45-60 minutes

Note: Orange juice may replace all or part of water

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma made this a lot when I was growing up

 

 

 

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