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“This is a date cake with chocolate chips. My mother-in-law gave me this recipe and has made it for years when company comes. I love dates so this is a favorite of mine.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
10-12
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring to boil then simmer finely chopped pitted dates until soft you might need more water if they do not soften with just 1 cup of water.
  2. Cream butter, sugar, vanilla and eggs add soften dates to batter mix add 3 oz's of chocolate chips.
  3. Keep remaining 3 oz's of chocolate chips and pecans for topping of cake batter before putting in the oven.
  4. Pour batter into 9 x 13 pan sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips to the top of the cake batter with the nuts.
  5. Bake at 350 for 1 hour until the center of the cake is done.
  6. If the cake center is not done bake a little bit longer.
  7. When you take the cake out of the oven the center will sink.
  8. Let cool before serving.
  9. Will freeze well.

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