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Date Nut Cake


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon diabetic sweetener
  • 1 1/2 cups diabetic applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup dates, sliced fine


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Cream butter. Beat together egg, sweetener and vanilla extract. Add to creamed butter.
  3. Sift together flour, soda, cinnamon and cloves; add to other mixture.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and mix. After mixing, beat on medium to high speed with electric mixer for 3 minutes.
  5. Turn into prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour.

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