“Garbage, not because it's rotten but because you can just dump all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix away. I also like to call this "church lady potluck cake" because there always seems to be a cake like this at church potlucks. I sometimes substitute raisins for the dates and pecans for the walnuts. Very flexible recipe from the Norske Nook cookbook.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
20
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Stir all the ingredients, except frosting, into a large bowl in the order given.
  3. Mix slowly by hand at first, then beat with an mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into a greased 9x13 pan and bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Cool, then top with frosting.

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