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Date And Walnut Cake

Ingredients
  Seedless dates 225 Gram
  Bicarbonate of soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Plain flour 85 Gram
  Butter/Margarine 115 Gram
  Sugar 115 Gram
  Walnuts 55 Gram
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla essence 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Chop the dates, soak in 5 tablespoons of water and add the soda bi-carb. Allow to stand overnight or at least for 4 hours.
Sieve the flour and baking powder.
Cream the butter, and sugar very well until light and creamy.
Add the eggs one at a time and beat well. Add the vanilla essence.
Mix the dates and walnuts together and add alternately with the flour.
Grease and dust a shallow 200 mm. (8*) diameter tin.
Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
Bake in a moderate oven at 350°F. for 45 minutes.
Cool and cut into slices.
Serve with sweetened cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy

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Moe's picture
This one gas baking soda.