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Danish   -   Quick Date Coffee Cake   adapted from Wonderful, Wonderful Danish Cooking by Jensen

  • 1 Cup Hot Water
  • 1 1/2 Cups Dates -- pitted
  • 2 Medium Eggs
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Almonds -- halved
  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Soft Butter
  • 1 3/4 Cups Hot Coffee
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
Directions Pour hot water over dates and let stand while mixing the rest of the batter. Beat eggs until frothy. Add the sugar and salt a little at a time. Blend well. Mix nuts with flour and add to egg mixture. Stir well. Combine baking soda and baking powder with the softened butter. Blend with previously mixed ingredients. Add hot coffee, vanilla and dates including date liquid. Pour into a greased tube pan and bake for 1 hour in a 350 degree oven.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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