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West Haven Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 lb Dates; cut in half
  • 1 c Hot water
  • 1 ts Soda
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 Eggs; beaten
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 3/4 c Flour
  • 1 ts Cocoa
  • 1/2 c Pecans; whole
  • 1 Chocolate chips; small pack
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Over dates, pour hot water with soda. Let cool. Cream
sugar and shortening. Add dates and salt. Add eggs,
vanilla and flour sifted with cocoa. Pour in 9 x 13"
pan. Sprinkle pecans and chocolate chips over dough in
pan. Bake 40 minutes in moderate (350 degree) oven.
Serve with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.

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