Buttermilk Date Cake

Recipe by YaYa1689
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12-18
YIELD: 1 Cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle dates with soda; cover with boiling water and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Cream shortening and sugar until light.
  • Add vanilla and egg; beat well.
  • Sift flour and salt together.
  • Add flour mixture and date mixture alternately to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Pour into greased and lightly floured 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Let cool in dish.
  • ICING.
  • Over Medium heat.
  • Melt butter; stir in flour; slowly stir in buttermilk; simmer, sitrring until slightly thickened.
  • Add sugar and continue cooking until sugar is dissolved.
  • Stir in pecans and vanilla.
  • Spread on cake while cake is still warm.
  • May be frozen after completely cooled.
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