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Date Orange Dessert

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted enriched flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Pitted dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut up
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange hard sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Recipe)
Directions

Stir shortening to soften; sift in the flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt.
Add buttermilk, egg, and orange peel.
Beat till smooth, about 1 minute.
Add dates.
Spoon into 6 greased custard cups.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) 25 to 30 minutes.
Combine orange juice and 1/4 cup sugar.
Pour over hot puddings.
Let stand 15 minutes; then remove from cups.
Serve warm with Orange Hard Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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