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Westhaven Cake

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=924791

Ingredients

  1. 1 c. dates, chopped fine
  2. 1 1/2 c. boiling water
  3. 1 tsp. soda
  4. 3/4 c. shortening
  5. 1 c. sugar
  6. 1 tsp. salt
  7. 2 Tbsp. cocoa
  8. 1 1/2 c. flour
  9. 1 egg
  10. 1 (6 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips
  11. 1/2 c. brown sugar
  12. 1/2 c. chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Combine dates and boiling water; cool.
  2. Add soda into date mixture.
  3. Cream the shortening and sugar.
  4. Sift together the salt, cocoa and flour.
  5. Add egg and date mixture.
  6. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan.