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Orange-Date Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Grated rind of 2 oranges
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  1. Mix all together well.
  2. Bake in a buttered 13 x 9-inch dish at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  3. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Mix the strained juice of 2 oranges with 1 cup granulated sugar.
  5. Spread orange-sugar mixture over top of cake.
  6. When dry, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.







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