Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 45 mins

This was a special Thanksgiving and Christmas dish that my mother served because it was very sweet and chewy. It added a special taste to the meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour boiling water over dates and set aside to cool.
  2. Cream together sugars, egg and butter or margarine.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and blend into creamed batter.
  4. Stir in dates and nuts.
  5. Pour into a greased baking pan, 11"X 7"X 1 1/2".
  6. Top with sauce and bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes.
  7. Serve warm or cold, topped with whipped cream, if desired.
  8. Sauce: Mix together until smooth and syrupy.
  9. Pour over batter and bake.

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