Brown Sugar Layer Cake W. Date Filling and Brown Sugar Frosting

Recipe by Aroostook
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Brown Sugar Layer Cake.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Butter and lightly flour 2 (8-inch) round cake pans.
  • Bake for about 24-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in the pans for about 5 minutes before turning out unto rack.
  • Let set until completely cooled.
  • You will want four layers of cake so slice each cake in half using sewing thread or knife.
  • Date Filling.
  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until mixture is thick (about 15 mins).
  • Cool before using.
  • Boiled Frosting.
  • Combine all ingredients in top of double boiler over hot (not boiling) water.
  • Beat with a rotary beater or hand-held electric mixer until mixture holds its shape (about 7 minutes).
  • Start layering the cake.
  • You should have added three layers of this filling to the cut and cooled cake.
  • Frost top and sides of cake.
  • This cake is best served within a few hours.
  • Refrigerate if not using this within a few hours.