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Date Pudding Cake

 Date Pudding Cake
Anyone who likes dates will enjoy this rich date dessert. The recipe, which came out of my mother's cookbook, is our favorite dessert for Thanksgiving, Christmas...even New Year's gatherings.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar, divided
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups water
  • Whipped cream or ice cream

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 tablespoon butter. Sift
  • together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; add dates and
  • nuts. Add flour mixture alternately with milk to creamed mixture;
  • set aside.
  • In a saucepan, combine water with remaining brown sugar and butter.
  • Bring to a boil; boil 5 minutes. Pour into a 9-in. round baking pan.
  • Spoon batter on top of sauce. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Serve
  • warm or cold with whipped cream or ice cream. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 341 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.