Diane's Chocolate Chip Date Cake Recipe

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Diane's Chocolate Chip Date Cake

Diane Hughes

By
@EricasMa

Doreen Simpson shared this recipe with me in 1976. It's moist and really tasty.
Plus the chocolate chips on top are like free frosting without the trouble. Wonderful picnic cake bc you can hold it in your hand to eat.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

STEP 1

1 c
cut-up dates
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
hot water

STEP 2

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter

STEP 3

2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 3/4 c
plain flour
1 Tbsp
cocoa, unsweetened
1 tsp
salt

STEP 4

1 pkg
12 oz. chocolate chips
1/2 c
chopped nuts

Step-By-Step

1Grease and flour a 9x13 sheet pan. Preheat oven to 350*.
2Mix and let cool ingredients in step 1.
When cool stir in 1/2 package chocolate chips.
3Cream ingredients in step 2.
4Add to creamed mixture all ingredients in step 3. Pour into pan. Sprinkle 1/2 pkg. chocolate chips and 1/2 C. chopped nuts over top of batter.
5Bake 30-45 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern