Wayne County Homemaker Recipe – Buttermilk Scotch Date Cake by Mollie Koontz


1 c. chopped dates

1 ½ tsp. baking soda

1 ½ c. boiling water

Cream ¾ cup shortening and 1 cup sugar. Add 2 eggs and beat well.  Add to date mixture.


1 ¾ c. flour

¾ tsp. baking soda

¾ tsp. salt

Stir into another mixture.

Pour in a greased 9×12 inch pan and sprinkle over batter:

¼ c. sugar

1 c. chopped nuts

1 (6 oz.) pkg. butterscotch chips

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.


By: Mollie Koontz – Silver Thimbles Homemaker Club

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