Date Cake Grandma Petersen Lil
1 cup dates chopped fine 1 tsp. Soda
1 1/4 cup boiling water 1 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. Butter 1 ½ cup flour
2 eggs, beaten ½ tsp. Baking powder
2 cups nutmeats
Pour baking soda and boiling water over dates. Cream together sugar, butter, add 2 beaten eggs. Add dates and flour and baking powder and nutmeats. Bake in moderate over until toothpick comes out clean. Serve with whipped cream.