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Orange, Date, And Olive Oil Cake

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cardamom 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Egg white 1
  Plain fat free yogurt 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange rind 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Pitted dates 8 , cut in half
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 3 Tablespoon
  Orange water 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; stir well, and set aside.
Combine 1/2 cup sugar and oil in a large bowl; beat at high speed of an electric mixer 2 minutes.
Add vanilla, egg, and egg white; beat 1 minute.
Add flour mixture, yogurt, and grated orange rind; beat until well-blended.
Pour batter into a 9-inch spring-form pan coated with cooking spray; arrange date halves over batter.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
Combine 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar and orange juice; stir in flower water, if desired.
Spoon juice mixture over warm cake.
Let cool completely on a wire rack.
Garnish with orange rind and cinnamon sticks, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1927 Calories from Fat 699

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g121.7%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g59.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 213 mg71%

Sodium 1162.6 mg48.4%

Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g50.1%

Sugars 169.1 g

Protein 29 g58.7%

Vitamin A 9.4% Vitamin C 108.8%

Calcium 66.2% Iron 52.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange, Date, And Olive Oil Cake Recipe