Aunt Helen's Date Cake

Submitted by:

Difficulty: Medium - experience needed
Serves:

Preparation time:
Cooking time:

Ingredients

2 c dates, cut into tiny pieces
2 c hot water
1 c white sugar
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
3 c flour
1 c nut meats
1 tsp vanilla
4 Tbs butter
pinch salt
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Method

Pour hot water over dates. Let stand 5 minutes. Add soda and cinnamon.

Cream together butter, sugar, and salt. Add the well beaten eggs.

Put the baking powder in the flour. Add the flour mixture alternatively with the date mixture into to creamed butter mixture. Add the nuts and the vanilla.

Bake in a moderate oven.

Comments

Spotted a problem?
Did you submit this recipe?
Do you want to make a change?
Send a message via Facebook.