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Date Nut Fruit Cake

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Category: Cakes, Gifts

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Butter; Softened
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 3 Whole Eggs
  • 3 3/4 c Flour; Unsifted
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking Soda
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 1 1/2 c Buttermilk
  • 1 c Dates; Chopped
  • 1 c Walnuts; Chopped
  • 1 1/2 tb Orange Peel; Grated
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 6 oz Can Concentrated Orange
  • -Juice
  • 1/4 c Water


1. Using large mixer bowl. Cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar.

2. Beat in eggs one at a time. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda and

3. Blending at low speed, add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk to
sugar mixture.

4. Combine dates, nuts and orange rind and dust with flour; stir in batter.

5. Bake in buttered 9" or 10" tube pan at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or
until cake begins to pull away from side of pan.

6. Remove from oven and make glaze by blending juice, water, remaining
sugar and bring to simmer.

7. While both cake and glaze are hot, slowly spoon over cake until all
glaze is absorbed.

8. Cool thoroughly before removing from pan. Serve with whipped cream.

Makes 12 servings.

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