Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

Yummy, moist, chocolatey while being very easy and fast to make.. Even those who don't like dates like this cake.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pour boiling water over chopped dates and 1 tsp soda and let cool.
  2. Cream together shortening and sugar, add eggs.
  3. Mix together flour, salt, and 3/4 tsp baking soda.
  4. Add to shortening mixture 1/3 at a time, alternating with date/water mixture.
  5. Mix well after each addition.
  6. Pour batter into a greased 9x13 in baking pan.
  7. Sprinkle chocolate chips and walnuts on top.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees, 45- 50 min.