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“Easy and delicious!”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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