Sunday, July 31, 2011

Grandma's Date Cake (especially for Sig!!!)

This Date cake is super dooper yummy!! Always a hit!!

300g chopped dates
1 3/4 cups water
1/4 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups S.R. flour
1 tsp bicarb soda

Bring dates, water and bicarb to boil. Reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool.
Beat butter and sugar. Add eggs and mix well.
With wooden spoon add date mixture and flour, stir well until blended and mixture is soft.

Bake at 180 deg for 30 - 35 mins in a loaf tin. Cake will feel soft when cooled.

Tastes yummy with lemon icing.

I wish I could add pics but it is always eaten before I get a chance to grab my camera :D

1 comment:

  1. Thanks B!!!
    Was so yum and filling. will be making it as soon as I buy some dates


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