Date Crumb Cake

Date Crumb Cake

"This recipe makes a big pan perfect for holiday entertaining. Guests always comment on this cake's wonderful old-fashioned flavor. --Shelly Korell, Bayard, Nebraska"
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40 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside 1 cup for topping. To the remaining crumb mixture, add eggs, buttermilk, baking powder and baking soda; beat until smooth. Fold in dates and walnuts.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

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Have made this cake often and over the yrs. have made some changes, e.g. use 1/2 butter which gives the topping a better taste Also, use sultanas and they work very well. I think the origin...

As coffee cakes go this is excellant. Not hard to make and not messy making it. Tastes divine. My only change was that I baked it in 2 cake pans. One to eat and one to freeze for unexpected ...

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