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Chocolate Chip Date Nut Cake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This has always been a family favorite. Very rich!"
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 203 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. Bring water to a boil. Pour over chopped dates and baking soda. Let stand until cool. Stir in the sugar, flour, mayonnaise, and salt. Mix until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Mix the brown sugar, chopped nuts, and chocolate chips together. Sprinkle over top of batter.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 203 calories; 10 g fat; 28.2 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g protein; 3 mg cholesterol; 107 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe sounds like the one my Mother use to make when I was a young girl. After her death her recipes were lost in the moving. I do remember that my mother never did anything with the top...

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Has anyone tried this? My family was very disappointed as the only good about it was the topping. It was heavy and chewy and tasteless.

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Has anyone tried this? My family was very disappointed as the only good about it was the topping. It was heavy and chewy and tasteless.

This recipe sounds like the one my Mother use to make when I was a young girl. After her death her recipes were lost in the moving. I do remember that my mother never did anything with the top...

This recipe is easy to make and is a very moist cake. My Mom has made this for years and it is a family favorite. Even people that say they don't like dates,just love this cake.

When I tried this recipe I sifted my dry ingredients first before adding to the dates/water. I mixed the baking soda with the dry ingredients. I also mixed together the mayo and sugar together a...

Topping ingredients are WAY OFF. I ended up using 1 cup (of each) nuts, brown sugar and chocolate chips.

I enjoyed this cake, as did my husband, but overall it lacked pizzazz. Perhaps I'll experiment with using molasses and brown sugar for a darker cake and maybe some cloves, nutmeg and allspice fo...

I think this would be very good if made by the recipe. I tried to double the amount of topping, so it got a little burnt before the cake got done. It was still good, though. I will try it again ...

I love dates and nuts, and the combination of all the ingredients sounded like it would be great. However, I think that I would have preferred the chocolate and nuts to be inside the cake rathe...

Really fast prep snack cake that doesn't need eggs or butter. Four kids ate the whole thing while it was still warm.