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Date Nut Pound Cake


  • 1 pound butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 (1 ounce) bottle lemon extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 pound dates, chopped
  • 4 cups pecans and walnuts, finely chopped


  1. Cream butter well. Add sugar and beat until smooth and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Add flavoring. sprinkle 1 cup of the flour over nuts and dates.
  4. Add remaining 3 cups flour to creamed mixture.
  5. Add dates and nuts. Mix well and spoon into well greased 10-inch tube pan.
  6. Bake at 300 degrees F for 2 hours.
  7. Remove from oven and turn upside down for a few minutes.

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