Date Cake Recipe

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DATE CAKE

Rose Dailey

By
@daileysbaby

This recipe was passed down to me by my Grandma and my Momma.
They gave me my love of cooking :-)

This cake is best after sitting for a day (if you can manage to leave it alone...lol..)


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Ingredients

1 c
chopped dates* (see note below)
1 c
wesson oil (grandma said it had to be that brand)
2 c
sugar
3
eggs, beaten
1 c
pecans, chopped
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
2 c
all purpose flour, sifted well
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
allspice
2 tsp
ground cloves
1 tsp
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for 55 minutes.
2
NOTE:
*Cooked prunes or raisins can be used instead of the dates--or--a combination of these 3....as long as it is 1 cup total.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes