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Date Nut Pound Cake
1 pound butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1 (1 ounce) bottle lemon extract
4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 pound dates, chopped
4 cups pecans and walnuts, finely chopped
Cream butter well. Add sugar and beat until smooth and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add flavoring. sprinkle 1 cup of the flour over nuts and dates.
Add remaining 3 cups flour to creamed mixture.
Add dates and nuts. Mix well and spoon into well greased 10-inch tube pan.
Bake at 300 degrees F for 2 hours.
Remove from oven and turn upside down for a few minutes.
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