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Date Crumb Cake

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped dates 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine flour and sugar.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside 1 cup for topping.
To the remaining crumb mixture, add eggs, buttermilk, baking powder and baking soda; beat until smooth.
Fold in dates and walnuts.
Transfer to a greased 13-in x 9-in x 2-in baking pan; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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