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Yield:
one 10- inch cake
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

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  • Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Add 3 1/2 cups flour to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Beat well after each addition. Dredge dates, pecans, and rind in remaining 1/2 cup flour.

  • Spoon batter into a greased 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until cake tests done.

  • While cake is still warm, prick surface at 1 inch intervals with a wooden pick; pour Orange Glaze over cake in pan. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.

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Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

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