Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

This recipe came off the package of dates from Francies Dates, Phoenix, AZ. Flavor is enhanced if cake is aged for a day or so. A nice moist date which can be served with whipped cream sprinkled with chopped nut, or dusted with powdered sugar or with ice cream or cake au lait. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degF.
  2. Prepare a 13 x 9 x 2 inch cake pan.
  3. Mix tog chopped dates, soda and boiling water and let stand.
  4. Mix tog butter, sugar and vanilla, then add the date mixture.
  5. Add the flour and chopped nuts.
  6. Pour into prepared cake pan and bake at 350 degF for approximately 35 minutes. Test cake with toothpick to see if done.Cool in pan.


Most Helpful

I had some dates to use up so I made this the other day. Let it sit a day before eating it. Added some powdered sugar and some cool whip and it was nummy !! I put some in the freezer so we shall see how that goes. I will reheat it and maybe add some coffee/chocolate syrup on it sounds scrumptious ! Thanks for posting this.

Shirl (J) 831 January 01, 2006

worse cake i ever made.. would not recommend to anyone! don't waste your money and time..

rpath January 01, 2006

Shar-on your date cake was very moist.I love dates and we have alot here in Az. It tasted alot like an old cake called CRAZY CAKE.Keep up the good recipe posting.♥

out of here May 20, 2005

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