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Matrimonial Cake

Ingredients
  Chopped dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crumb mixture 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Cook dates, water, and brown sugar until soft. Cool, and add lemon juice.
2. Cream butter, sugar and add the vanilla.
3. Add rest of the ingredients, rubbing together to form a crumb mixture.
4. Press half of mixture into a greased pan, spread with the date paste, and sprinkle the remaining crumbs over the top and hake.
5. When cool, cut in squares or strips.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Wedding

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3088 Calories from Fat 975

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 111 g171.3%

Saturated Fat 61.2 g306.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 2585.8 mg107.7%

Total Carbohydrates 475 g158.5%

Dietary Fiber 38.1 g152.3%

Sugars 157.2 g

Protein 57 g114.3%

Vitamin A 56.6% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 54.1% Iron 125%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Matrimonial Cake Recipe