YUMMY DATE CAKE (Stove Top Version)

YUMMY DATE CAKE (Stove Top Version)

Dates to this cake is like bananas are to banana bread.

They make the most rich, sweet and ever so moist treat.

 

YUMMY DATE CAKE

2 cups pitted dates

2 cups boiling water

1-1/2 tsp baking soda

3/4 cups white sugar

2 tbsp dark brown sugar

2 eggs

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

1 tsp Chai spice mix

1/2 tsp sea salt

1-2/3 cups flour

Place dates, soda and boiling water into a bowl,

cover and set aside for 30 minutes.

In food processor puree dates and water until smooth

Whisk eggs and sugars together.

Stir in date puree

Stir in butter.

Add flour and salt mixing until combined.

Place batter in a 8″x8″

well buttered pan

or stove top Omnia pan.

Bake in pre-heated 350 ° oven

or in a covered Omnia pan over low heat for 25-30 minutes

until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.

….add to this rich moist cake

a swirl of caramel sauce

a dollop of whipped cream

and a sprinkling of finishing salt

and you have entered

dessert heaven!

 

EASY CARAMEL SAUCE

1/2 stick of butter

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup brown sugar plus 1 tbsp

1 tsp vanilla extract

Place all in a saucepan

Make sure the pan is at least twice the volume of what is inside

as the sauce boils up.

Bring to a gentle simmer and whisk for approximately 10 minutes

until thickened.

inspired by Smitten Kitchen

 

0 responses to “YUMMY DATE CAKE (Stove Top Version)”

  1. Patricia says:

    The caramel sauce should at least have some rum in it 🙂

  2. 1 Happy Kat says:

    Actually, by the second serving the sauce was a bit thick so I 'loosened' it up a bit with some dark rum. But now that you mentioned rum, wouldn't it be wonderful drizzled straight up over the plain cake. This is why the rum is always gone. :-/

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