Chocolate Chip Date Nut Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 1 Print This has always been a family favorite. Very rich! Chocolate Chip Date Nut Cake Ingredients 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup water1 cup white sugar2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup mayonnaise1 pinch salt1/2 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup chopped walnuts1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9×13 inch baking pan. 2 Bring water to a boil. Pour over chopped dates and baking soda. Let stand until cool. Stir in the sugar, flour, mayonnaise, and salt. Mix until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. 3 Mix the brown sugar, chopped nuts, and chocolate chips together. Sprinkle over top of batter. 4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes.