Date Nut Torte

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by shelbyrose

This delicious dessert has been enjoyed by my family for years. The recipe is from one of the oldest cookbooks I own; the Pillsbury Family Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour the bottom of an 8-inch square pan.
  3. In mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, orange zest, dates and nuts.
  4. In a small mixing bown, beat the egg with the vanilla extract until foamy.
  5. Gradually add white and brown sugar.
  6. Beat until thick and lemon-colored.
  7. Stir into date/nut mixture.
  8. Spoon batter into pan.
  9. Bake 25-30 minutes, until lightly browned.
  10. Cool; cut into servings and top with ice cream or whipped topping.

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