Date And Chocolate Chip Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 28
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1 cup chopped unsweetened dates
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 2/3 cups boiling water
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons mini semisweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts

Preparation / Directions:

Combine dates and 1 1/2 teaspoons soda in small pan. Pour boiling water over dates; stir to blend. Let stand 30 minutes. Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Combine flour, soda, baking powder, and salt. Alternately add dry ingredients and date mixture to creamed mixture beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Batter will be thin. Pour into oiled and floured 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Sprinkle chocolate chips and walnuts over batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool. Cut into 28 pieces (4 across and 7 down).


Nutritional Information:

2129 Calories (kcal); 102g Total Fat; (42% calories from fat); 35g Protein; 270g Carbohydrate; 374mg Cholesterol; 5265mg Sodium

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