Polka Dot Picnic Cake

Preparation info
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Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

There’s no frosting to melt before time to serve at summer picnics


  • c. chopped dates
  • 1 c. hot water
  • ¾ c.


  • Mix chopped dates and hot water; set aside to cool.
  • Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat until fluffy.
  • Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with date mixture. Mix well after each addition. Stir in vanilla and ½ c. chocolate pieces. Spread batter in greased 13x9x2" baking pan.
  • Top with remaining c