Aunt Natalies Date Cake

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Recipe by scatter57

This comes from my Aunt Natalie, and has long been a family favorite. After you pour the batter into the pan and top with the chips, brown sugar & nuts, push them into them into the batter so they incorporate into the mix. my children always loved to watch the dates and soda mixture foam !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. boil dates, take off stove, add baking soda, let stand to cool.
  2. cream together, shortening,sugar,eggs,add cooled date mixture.
  3. sift together,flour,salt,soda,mix all of the above and spread into a 9x11 pan.
  4. pour over and push into the batter,walnuts,brown sugar,chocolate chips.
  5. bake at 350 for 35 minutes, check after 30 minutes.

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