Date Cake

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine dates and water in medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Remove from heat and let dates cool in liquid; do not drain.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Butter and flour 13 X 9 inch pyrex baking dish.
  • Sift flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt into a large bowl.
  • Combine chocolate chips and walnuts in medium bowl and set aside.
  • Cream butter with sugar in another large bowl, about 8 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Beat in ¼ of undrained dates.
  • Beat in ¼ of flour mixture.
  • Continue adding date and flour mixtures alternately to batter, beating well after each addition, ending with flour.
  • Pour into pan.
  • Sprinkle chocolate chip/nut mixture evenly over top.
  • Bake about 45-50 minutes.
  • Let cool in pan.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar if desired.
  • This will stay moist for days if wrapped in foil.
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