Date and Almond Cake Recipe | Yummly

Date and Almond Cake

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2Hours
540Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 5 1/4 ounces pitted dates (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon extract (vanilla bean)
  • 3 eggs (beaten lightly)
  • 2 1/4 cups self-rising flour (sifted)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • powdered sugar (to dust)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line an 8 inch springform cake pan.
    2. Combine dates, almonds, brown sugar and cardamom. Set aside.
    3. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla until pale and creamy. Add eggs, a little bit at a time, alternating with flour. Gradually add milk then remaining flour and a pinch of salt. Spread 1/2 batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1/2 date mixture. Top with remaining batter then remaining date mixture.
    4. Bake for 1 hour then cover with foil and bake for another 15 mins, or until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 mins then transfer to a wire rack to cool.
    5. Dust cake with powdered sugar and serve.
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    NutritionView More

    540Calories
    Sodium16% DV390mg
    Fat46% DV30g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs21% DV63g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories540Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol125mg42%
    Sodium390mg16%
    Potassium270mg8%
    Protein8g16%
    Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate63g21%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars39g78%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium15%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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