Date/Oatmeal Cake

Preparation info
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Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

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Ideal hearty cake to pack in lunchboxes and to tote to potlucks


  • 1 c. quick-cooking rolled oats
  • c. dates, cut in pieces
  • c


  • Place oats and dates in bowl; pour on water. Stir; let stand 20 minutes.
  • Gradually add sugars to shortening, creaming well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in oatmeal mixture.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, soda and cinnamon. Add to above mixture and mix well.
  • Pour into 13 X 9 X 2" paper-lined pan. Bake in