Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This has been a family favorite for 30 years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the chopped dates in the hot water until cool.
  2. Cream together the eggs, granulated sugar and shortening.
  3. Add the salt, soda, cinnamon and vanilla.
  4. Add the flour, dates and water.
  5. Pour into a greased and slightly floured 9X13 pan.
  6. Sprinkle the toppings onto the batter.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.


Most Helpful

Simple and well written recipe. This tasted great and was easy to put together. Thanks.

MsKittyKat July 16, 2004

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