Recipe of The Day – Deep Dark Secret


  • 1 pound dates
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix all ingredients together; adding the beaten egg yolks and 1 egg white, fold in the other beaten egg whites last.
  2. Spread batter 1/2 ft thick in pan and bake 1/2 hour at 350 f.
  3. An hour before serving, break half the cake in pieces and arrange on platter.
  4. Over this, slice 3 or 4 bananas and one can of red or white sweet cherries.
  5. Break up the other half of cake and pile on top of fruit in a mound.
  6. Over this, pour one can of crushed pineapple and let stand until ready to serve.
  7. Spread whipped cream over all and decorate with cherries and nuts.

Other Information

Author: Organization.Stout State College Home Economics Club

Source: Stout’s Favorites (1955-01-01)

Grant Smith Health Insurance

Category: Dessert

Measure: avoirdupois

Ingredient: datesugarwalnuteggflourbaking powdervanillasalt

Equipment: measuring cupsmeasuring spoonsegg beaterbaking panoven

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