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Chocolate Date Cake II

Chocolate Date Cake II

  • Prep

    30 m
  • Cook

    35 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 5 m
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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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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 439 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 64.7g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 395 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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.
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Reviews

lycookies
14

lycookies

7/21/2008

I love this cake - the only adjustment my family makes is the topping which is 1/4 c flour, 1/4 sugar 1 tbs cinnamon and 2 tbs butter softened - mis till crumbly then put on top of cake then add chips and walnuts! Great for a party and if you feel adventurous you can make it in a bundt pan and just reverse the order of the layer!

EILISH40
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EILISH40

10/11/2005

This is a wonderful cake. Try it reheated and topped with icecream for a real treat. I also add 2 Tbls. of dark rum to the liquid and dates, but allow the cake to sit a couple of days to ripen. Thanks.

darmstro67
4

darmstro67

3/14/2011

this cake has great textures and with the dates and nuts is fairly good for you, too. The topping is crunchy, the middle is smooth and the bottom for mine was slightly chewy. It looks nice, too, without alot of work.

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