Chocolate Date Cake II

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This is a moist cake that is easy to make especially if you buy the packaged chopped dates. My family loves it.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups boiling water

  • 1 (8 ounce) package chopped dates

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. In a mixing bowl or small saucepan, pour the boiling water over the chopped dates. Set aside. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then mix in the flour mixture. Add in the dates with the soaking liquid, and stir until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  3. In an another bowl, combine the chocolate chips, walnuts, and remaining 1/2 cup sugar. Sprinkle mixture over top of cake. and bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

439 Calories
20g Fat
65g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 439
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 395mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 239mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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