• Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 (8 ounce) package chopped dates
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
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  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan. In a mixing bowl or small saucepan, pour the boiling water over the chopped dates. Set aside. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then mix in the flour mixture. Add in the dates with the soaking liquid, and stir until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • In an another bowl, combine the chocolate chips, walnuts, and remaining 1/2 cup sugar. Sprinkle mixture over top of cake. and bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 407 | Total Fat: 16.9g | Cholesterol: 66mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Chocolate Date Cake II Servings Per Recipe: 12 Amount Per Serving Calories: 407

  • Total Fat: 16.9g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Sodium: 395mg
  • Total Carbs: 64g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 4.5g