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“What a tasty cake - I love the citrus flavors in a cake, and orange is my favorite, so delicious -”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
YIELD:
1 9x13 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  2. Combine flour and baking soda; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat a low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in dates, pecans and 2 tablespoons orange rind. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  3. Bake at 350F for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comed out clean.
  4. Bring orange juice, remaining sugar and remaining rind to a boil in a saucepan; cool 1 minutes, stirring constantly. Gently, run a knife around edge of the cake; punch holes in the cake with a wooden pick. Drizzle glaze over warm cake. Let cool in pan on a wire rack.

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