Orange Date Nut Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream the butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs.
  • Sift flour and soda together.
  • Add 2 cups of the sifted flour and soda alternately with the buttermilk.
  • Add dates, nuts, and grated rind.
  • Grease and flour a tube pan or angel food cake pan.
  • Bake in 350 degree oven for approximately 1 hour.
  • While cake is baking, grate the rind of another orange and add to orange juice and sugar.
  • When cake is done, pour half of the sauce mixture gradually over the cake as soon as it is removed from oven.
  • The cake will absorb this mixture.
  • Wait about 15 minutes and invert the pan on a cake plate.
  • Pour remaining mixture on top and sides.
  • This cake is better when served cold.
  • In fact, don't even try to slice while still warm.
  • The cake will stay fresh for one to two weeks in the fridge.
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