1 c Sugar 3/4 c Shortening 2 x Eggs 2 c Flour 1/4 ts Salt 1/4 ts Baking powder 1 t Soda 1 c Buttermilk 1 t Orange flavoring 1 c Whole cranberries 1 c Chopped dates 1 c Chopped nutes Thoroughly cream sugar and shortening. Beat in eggs. Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately with buttermilk. Beat until smooth and fluffy. Add remaining ingredients. Spoon into well-greased bundt cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for about one hour or until it tests done. Let stand in pan for 15 minutes febore turning out on plate. GLAZE: Combine 1 cup sugar, 1 cup orange juice and 1/4 tsp orange favoring; bring to boil and pour over cake while warm. Let set several hours before serving. Published in Kitchen-Klatter Magazine in Dec. 1978.