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Ingredients:

  • 1 cups - water
  • 1 cups - chopped dates
  • 1 cups - shortening
  • 1 cups - sugar
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 3/4 cups - flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons - cocoa
  • 1 cups - chopped nuts, divided
  • 1 cups - chocolate chips, divided
  • - powdered sugar, for topping
  • Directions:

    Bring water to a boil in sauce pan; add dates and set aside to cool.

    Cream together shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add date mixture.

    Combine flour, salt, baking soda and cocoa; gradually add to egg mixture.

    Stir in 1/2 cup of nuts and 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Pour into greased and floured 9-x-13-inch baking pan.

    Sprinkle remaining nuts and chocolate pieces on top.

    Bake at 350 degrees F for about 40 minutes. Remove from oven and dust with powdered sugar.

    Brief Description

    Chocolate cake with dates and nuts.

    Main Ingredient:

    dates

    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 40 min

    Posted By:

    JennysRecipes

    Posted On:

    January 21, 2021

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