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Chocolate Date Cake

Breads & Desserts


Date mixture: 1 cup dates, finely chopped 1 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 cups boiling water Creamed mixture: 3/4 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cocoa 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour Topping: 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 pkg. chocolate chips 1/4 cup chopped nuts


Cover dates with soda and boiling water; set aside to cool. Cream shortening, sugar, salt and cocoa. Add eggs and mix well. Add flour. Combine date and creamed mixtures and pour into loaf pan. Sprinkle top with topping ingredients in order listed. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

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