Country Women's Association Delicious Date and Ginger Cake

"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."
 
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Ready In:
55mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
8
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 180°C (fan-forced 160°C).
  • Grease an 18cm square cake tin.
  • 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.
  • Add the sifted flour and the beaten egg.
  • Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes.

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Reviews

  1. I made this last week. Absolutely delicious. It's all gone, so I'm making another today. Highly recommend. I added some walnuts too.
     
  2. Just beautiful I added 1/2 cup walnuts and made 12 little muffins baked for 35min This one is a keeper
     
  3. 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.
     
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Tweaks

  1. I went no added sugar with this recipe and Gluten Free. Have made it 4 times in 3 weeks. This week I made a butterscotch sauce to go with it for a friend's husband's bitrthday. It was fantastic!
     

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