Orange Date Cake

You’ll Need:

1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
4 eggs
1 cup chopped dates
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup coconut
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans
4 cups sifted flour

Procedures : Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs and other ingredients. Bake in greased tube pan for 1 to 1 and 1/2 hours at 350 degrees F.

Orange Glaze
1 cup orange juice
2 cups granulated sugar

Bring to a boil and pour over cake hot from oven. Cool completely before taking from the pan. This cake keeps well

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