Date-Oatmeal Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 20-24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F Put oatmeal and dates in a bowl.
  • Pour on the boiling water.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Let stand 20 minutes.
  • Gradually add brown and white sugars to the shortening, creaming well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one.
  • Stir oatmeal mixture into creamed mixture.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  • Add to wet mixture, mixing well.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 13" X 9" baking pan.
  • Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until done.
  • Cool on a rack.
  • Frost.
  • For frosting, combine butter and lemon peel.
  • Sift icing sugar and mix into the butter mixture.
  • Gradually stir in the lemon juice.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Frost cooled cake.
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