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Cinnamon Date Cake

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 2 Ounce
  Ground cinnamon 3 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Margarine 8 Ounce
  Castor sugar 6 Ounce
  Clear honey 3 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Eggs 3 Large, beaten
  Self rising flour 6 Ounce
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Stoned dates 3 Ounce, finely chopped
  Shelled walnuts 1 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1. With greased greaseproof paper, line an cake tin

MAKING
2. In a bowl, make the topping mixture - sift flour and one teaspoon cinnamon, rub in two ounces of margarine, add three ounces of sugar and stir well
3. Cream the remaining margarine with the remaining sugar and honey till it turns fluffy; beat in an egg into it slowly
4. Sift self raising flour into another bowl along with the remaining cinnamon into the creamed mixture and then add the lemon rind, milk and dates to it
5. Transfer the mixture into the prepared tin, smoothen out the surface and arrange the halved nuts on it
6. Bake it in the oven for an hour and ten minutes at 375°F
7. Let the cake be in the tin for a while then turn it out onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely

SERVING
8. Serve as appropriate

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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