Yield: 15 servings
|1 cup||Chopped dates|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
|1¼ cup||Boiling water|
|1 teaspoon||Baking powder|
|½ cup||Firmly packed brown sugar|
|½ cup||Chopped pecans or walnuts|
|1 \N||6 oz pkg semisweet chocolate morsels|
Stir dates and soda into boiling water; set aside, and let cool. Cream shortening; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well at medium speed on mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with date mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix after each addition. Pour batter into a greased and floured 13x9x2 inch baking pan.
Combine brown sugar, pecans and chocolate morsels; sprinkle over top of batter. Bake at 350ø for 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in pan on a wire rack. 15 servings.
Recipe by: Calvary Collections
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