Chocolate Date Snack Cake - 12 or 18Qt. Roaster

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1½ cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup Coca-Cola®/Pepsi®-type beverage
1 egg
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 Tbsp white vinegar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup dates, cut up
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup pecans, chopped

Preheat Nesco® Roaster Oven to 350ºF.

Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl; stir to blend. Make a well in center. Pour liquid ingredients into well. Stir just until mixed. Stir in chips, pecans and dates. Pour into lightly greased 9 x 9" baking pan. Place pan on rack. Set rack in preheated cookwell.

Cover; bake 38 to 42 minutes or until set. Remove from cookwell and cool on cooling rack. Serve warm or store in an airtight container.

Serves 8