|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Sifted flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Dates||1 Pound, finely chopped|
|Pecans||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped|
|Orange rind||1 Tablespoon, grated|
Cream shortening, and add brown sugar; blend thoroughly.
Add eggs, 1 at a time.
Sift flour and salt together.
Add soda to buttermilk.
Add flour and buttermilk alternately to the creamed mixture.
Then add the dates, pecans and orange rind.
Bake for 15 minutes at 350°.
Remove from oven, and while hot, dip in the orange juice mixture.
Drain, and place on wax paper
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4920 Calories from Fat 1723
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 198 g305.4%
Saturated Fat 38.4 g191.8%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%
Sodium 2635.6 mg109.8%
Total Carbohydrates 760 g253.4%
Dietary Fiber 54 g216%
Sugars 493.5 g
Protein 80 g160.7%
Vitamin A 22.7% Vitamin C 38.8%
Calcium 41.4% Iron 125.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet