Granny's Date Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Granny's Date Cake recipe? Learn how to make Granny's Date Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kat41207

Makes 12 servings



Very tasty, very moist, fabulous cake!

Recipe Ingredients for Granny's Date Cake

8 oz sugar
3 oz butter
1 egg
10 oz plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
8 oz dates
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 oz chopped walnuts
5 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp milk

Recipe Directions for Granny's Date Cake

  1. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 8oz chopped dates, add 1 tsp of bicarbonate of soda. Leave this to stand

  2. Combine the following

  3. 8oz sugar

  4. 1 tsp vanilla essence

  5. 3oz butter

  6. 1 beaten egg

  7. 10oz plain flour

  8. 1tsp baking powder

  9. 1/2 tsp salt

  10. Add these to the date mixture & bake for 35 mins in a moderate oven (180c) in a 9inch x 12inch cake tin

  11. For the topping, mix together

  12. 5 tbsp brown sugar

  13. 2 tbsp butter

  14. 1 tbsp milk

  15. mix together & boil for 3 mins, pour over the cake

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 87.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
345
Calories from Fat
113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.5g
19%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Sodium
263mg
11%
Potassium
243mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
55.8g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
34.7g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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