Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

a good friend shared these with me..really good

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. to prepare cake, preheat oven to 350* --
  2. butter a 9" springform pan.
  3. place dates in saucepan, cover with water
  4. (1 1/2 cups) -- bring to a boil, reduce to simmer and cook 3 minutes.
  5. add baking soda.mixture will foam -- set aside.
  6. in large bowl, cream cut up butter, sugar and eggs.adding eggs one at a time.gently mix in flour, salt and vanilla extract -- slowly stir in baking powder and 1/4 cup of liquid from cooking dates till mixture resemble thick pancake batter, drain off remainder of date cooking liquid and discard --
  7. stir in dates, and combine well.
  8. bake for 30-40 minutes or cooked in center.
  9. to prepare CARAMEL SAUCE:.
  10. combine butter, whipping cream, brown sugar and vanilla extract.bring to a boil. reduce heat and simmer and cook 5 minutes.
  11. to serve, drizzle some sauce over cake as it is cooling --
  12. serve rest of sauce seperately -- .

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