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Great gifts for giving
The perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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~ Date Nut Mayonnaise Cake ~

1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
2 t baking soda
1 cup boiling water
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup water
1 egg, beaten
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter
3/4 t lemon zest
3 T lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350F.
Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. In a large bowl, mix dates,
1 teaspoon soda, and boiling water. Cool. Add flour, 1 cup
sugar, mayonnaise, and remaining 1 teaspoon soda. Use medium
speed of mixer, and beat until mixture is well blended. Stir in
nuts. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake for 45 minutes, or
until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. While the
cake is baking, prepare the lemon sauce. Mix beaten egg and 1/4
cup water; place in a medium saucepan. Add 1 cup sugar, butter
or margarine, and lemon peel and juice. Heat to boiling over
medium heat, stirring constantly. Serve sauce over warm cake.
Refrigerate any leftover sauce.
Makes 18 servings


For gift giving bake cake in a decorative disposable
aluminum covered pan. Leave baked cake in pan.
Embellish pan with ribbon. Add recipe card.

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