Dates Cake Recipe

This Dates Cake is a moist and flavorful dessert that is perfect for any occasion. The sweetness of the dates is balanced by the warm spices, creating a rich and indulgent treat. The cake is topped with a creamy caramel sauce that adds an extra layer of sweetness. Serve this cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a truly decadent dessert experience.

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Ingredients for Dates Cake Recipe

  • 0.08 cup Pitted Dates, Chopped
  • 0.08 cup Water
  • 0.08 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/25 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 0.08 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 0.17 Eggs
  • 0.13 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.08 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/25 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/50 teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • as required For The Caramel Sauce
  • 1/50 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1/25 cup Brown Sugar
  • as required Vanilla Ice Cream, For Serving

Directions: Dates Cake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven and grease a cake pan.
  • STEP 2.In a saucepan, combine the dates, water, and baking soda. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 3.In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 4.Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • STEP 5.Fold in the flour, spices, and date mixture until just combined.
  • STEP 6.Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • STEP 7.While the cake is baking, prepare the caramel sauce by melting the butter and sugar in a saucepan.
  • STEP 8.Once the cake is done, poke holes in the top with a skewer and pour the caramel sauce over it.
  • STEP 9.Let the cake cool before serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to remove the pits from the dates before using them.
  • You can add chopped nuts or raisins to the batter for extra texture and flavor.
  • For a healthier version, you can substitute some of the sugar with honey or maple syrup.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat individual slices in the microwave for a few seconds before serving.
  • This cake is delicious on its own, but it becomes even more indulgent when served with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
Nutrition
value
219
calories per serving
15 g Fat2 g Protein19 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    15g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    19g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    19g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    15g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    25mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    7mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    37mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp