Country Women's Association Delicious Date and Ginger Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Jubes

From the Country Women's Association Cakes Cookbook, stated as contributed by B. Lee from Tasmania. This cake turns out just as well made with a purchased gluten-free blended self-raising flour to make this cake gluten-free suited. A simple and tasty cake to serve with a cuppa tea or coffee.

Top Review by Ann T.

Absolutely beautiful easy cake to make. Everyone loved it. Moist and tasty, great with coffee. and would be great with caramel sauce for a sticky date ginger pudding idea. It has become a standby go to for quick moist cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (fan-forced 160°C).
  2. Grease an 18cm square cake tin.
  3. Place chopped dates, brown sugar, ginger, butter and one cup of water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, then take off the stove and add the bicarbonate of soda. Stir.
  4. Add the sifted flour and the beaten egg.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
  7. Bake for about 45 minutes.

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