Chocolate Chip Date Cake

Anne Fahey


This is a recipe that has been around a long time but every time I make it people rave about it. Very tasty and not your typical cake.


★★★★★ 3 votes

30 Min
30 Min


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1 1/2 c
chopped dates
1 1/2 c
boiling water
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
3/4 c
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
1 tsp


1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1 c
semi-sweet mini chocloate chips
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed

How to Make Chocolate Chip Date Cake


  • 1Chop dates and place in a medium size heat proof bowl. Add baking soda and pour boiling water over dates and soda. Stir and cool. Water will foam up.
  • 2Cream shortening and sugar until well creamed. Add eggs and beat until smooth
  • 3Mix together dry ingredients in separate bowl.
  • 4Drain cooled water from dates and alternately add flour and date water to creamed sugars. Start and end with flour adding a little of each at a time. Stir in vanilla.
  • 5Grease and flour a 9x13 cake pan. Pour batter in pan.
  • 6Mix topping ingredients together in medium size bowl and sprinkle on top of batter.
  • 7Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Bake until toothpick comes out with a moist crumb on the toothpick. Do not overbake.

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About Chocolate Chip Date Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Hashtags: #chips, #walnuts, #dates, #mini

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