Sunday, 3 May 2009

Moist Date Cake

Moist Date Cake 

500g dates 
1 cup boiling water 
1/2 tsp baking soda 

185g butter 
2/3 cup sugar 
3 eggs 
1 3/4 cup flour 
1 tsp baking powder 
1/2 tsp baking soda 

Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl. Leave it to cool. Once cool, remove stone from dates (if any) and pulverize the dates into mush using staff mixer or a blender. 

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 
Beat in eggs one at a time, until combined. Add in the dates mixture. 
Lastly, add in the sifted dry ingredients. 

Spread into prepared pan and bake in moderate oven for 40 minutes.