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Traveling Gal's Chocolate Cake

Courses: Dessert
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cups 219g / 7.7ozDates - diced
2   Eggs - beaten
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking soda
1 cup 237mlWater - hot
3 teaspoons 15mlWater - hot
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozFlour
1 teaspoon 5mlCocoa
1 teaspoon 5mlVanilla
1 cup 198g / 7ozSugar
1 cup 198g / 7ozButter or margarine
1 cup 110g / 3.9ozChocolate chips - 6 oz
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozNuts - chopped

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F.

Place dates in small bowl.

Sprinkle with baking soda; add hot water. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes to plump dates.

In large mixing bowl, cream sugar and butter or margarine together. Add eggs.

Beat well again. Sift flour, salt and cocoa together. Add dry ingredients to sugar-butter mixture in small amounts, alternating with date mixture. Add vanilla and mix well.

Fold in 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 x 2" baking pan. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips and chopped nuts over top.

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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