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Moist Date Cake

July 12, 2013

Moist Date Cake, 3.8 out of 5 based on 5 ratings
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Moist Date Cake

Moist Date Cake

A wonderful moist date cake. This is a firm favourite and I often am asked for this recipe. I soak the dates in coffee to dd that extra moistness and interesting taste.

 

 

 

 

Moist Date Cake
Serves 20
A wonderful moist date cake. The addition of coffee adds an interesting taste.
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
213 calories
34 g
48 g
8 g
3 g
5 g
72 g
45 g
23 g
0 g
2 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
72g
Servings
20
Amount Per Serving
Calories 213
Calories from Fat 74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
13%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 48mg
16%
Sodium 45mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates 34g
11%
Dietary Fiber 2g
8%
Sugars 23g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
6%
Iron
3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 500g dates
  2. 1 cup hot black coffee
  3. 1/2 tsp Bi-carbonate soda
  4. 185g butter
  5. 2/3 cup sugar
  6. 3 eggs
  7. 1 3/4 cups plain flour
  8. 3 tsp baking powder
Instructions
  1. Soak the dates in the coffee overnight or for at least 6 hours.
  2. Preheat the fan forced oven to 160 deg.
  3. Cream butter and sugar, then add eggs.
  4. Stir through the date mixture.
  5. Sift the dry ingredients together and stir into the date mixture.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven for about 50 minutes until cooked.
  7. Turn out to cool on a wire cooling rack.
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calories
213
fat
8g
protein
3g
carbs
34g
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Additional Tips

For a variation, stir through 1 cup of chopped walnuts or almonds.