California Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream shortening, add sugar gradually and cream well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, soda, and salt together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  • Fold in vanilla, walnuts, and dates and grated orange peel.
  • Pour into well-greased spring-form or angel food pan. Bake one hour at 375.
  • Allow cake to cool in pan 10 minutes.
  • Pour (spoon) sauce over cake and let stand for several hours or overnight.
  • To make sauce: Squeeze juice and pulp of 3 oranges. Add sugar. Bring to boil and simmer until pulp becomes transparent. Pour warm syrup over cake 10 minutes after it comes out of oven.
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