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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cool:
30 mins
bake:
25 mins
stand:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
16
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup dates and the boiling water; let stand for 20 minutes.

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  • Add flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup nuts, egg, butter or margarine, baking soda, and baking powder, stirring until combined.

  • Turn the mixture into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar, 1 cup nuts, 1 cup dates, and 1 cup water. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for 20 minutes or until mixture is a spreading consistency. Pour over cooled cake and spread evenly. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream. Makes 16 servings.

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