Date Cake

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INGREDIENTS


For the Cake:
1 cup chopped dates
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 teaspoons light corn syrup or golden syrup
3/4 cup self-rising flour
3/4 cup whole-wheat self-rising flour
1/4 cup milk
For the Icing:
4 ounces cream cheese
6 teaspoons butter
1 cup confectioners' sugar
Walnut halves to decorate

 

 

DIRECTIONS


FOR THE CAKE: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Butter a 8-inch springform cake pan and line with parchment or waxed (greaseproof) paper.


In a large bowl combine all the cake ingredients and mix until combined. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan before removing the sides of the pan.


FOR THE ICING: Combine all the icing ingredients and mix until smooth. Spread over the top of the cooled cake. Decorate with the walnuts and serve.

 

Active Time:  15 Minutes
Total Time:  1 Hour 15 Minutes
Yield:  8-10 Servings

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