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Spiced Date and Walnut Cake

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Ingredients
  Wholemeal self raising flour 11 Ounce (300 Grams Or 2 1/2 Cups)
  Mixed spice 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped dates 5 Ounce (150 Grams Or 3/4 Cups)
  Chopped walnuts 2 Ounce (50 Grams Or 1/2 Cup)
  Sunflower oil 60 Milliliter (60 Milliliter)
  Dark muscovado sugar 4 Ounce (115 Grams Or 1/2 Cup)
  Skimmed milk 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter Or 1 1/4 Cups)
  Walnut halves 2 Tablespoon (For Decoration)
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Grease and line a 900 g / 2 lb loaf tin with greaseproof paper.
2. Sift together the flour and spice, adding back any bran from the sieve. Stir in the dates and walnuts.
3. Mix the oil, sugar and milk, then stir evenly into the dry ingredients. Spoon into the prepared tin and arrange the walnut halves on top.
4. Bake the cake in the oven for about 45-50 minutes, or until golden brown and firm. Turn out the cake, remove the lining paper and leave to cool on a wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1595 Calories from Fat 553

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.7%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.4 mg0.8%

Sodium 1446.3 mg60.3%

Total Carbohydrates 237 g78.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.4%

Sugars 113.1 g

Protein 30 g60.4%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 21.4% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spiced Date And Walnut Cake Recipe