Cinnamon Date Coffee Cake
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , unbeaten|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Melted butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped dates||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly.
Add egg and beat well.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk.
Spread half the batter into a greased 8 x 8 pan.
Spread half the filling (combined in order listed and not cooked) over the batter.
Top with remaining batter and spread rest of filling mix over top.
Bake in a 350° oven for 45 minutes.