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  Yom Tov
  Rosh Hashana
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I cut out this recipe from a bag of flour over 20 years ago. I thought it looked interesting and wanted to try it. It quickly became one of my family’s favorite cakes. We serve it every year for Kiddush on Rosh Hashana, and sometimes during the year, when I don’t mind sitting and checking, pitting, and chopping the dates! Don’t worry that it tastes too healthy with the dates. They basically melt, and give the cake a moist, luscious texture. The topping is irresistible. Make sure it’s not all nibbled off before you serve it!
Date Mixture:
1 ½ cups boiling water
1 cup chopped, pitted dates (I prefer medjool dates because they are meatier and have a creamy texture, but any dates will do)
1 tsp baking soda

Cake Batter:
¾ cup oil
½ cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 ¾ cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt

½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup flour
3 Tblsp soft margarine (approx. 37 gram)
½ cup chocolate chips

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Dates are very sweet by themselves, so you can cut back a bit on the sugar if you wish to do so. Also, you can use whole wheat pastry flour. It is a dark cake anyway, and nobody will know or taste the difference!
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