Date & Nut Cake (Gilacgi)

Recipe by Bayhill
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine dates and water in a small saucepan. Bring water to a boil; simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, and nuts. Remove from heat.
  • Preheat oven to 400ºF. Butter a round 8-1/2" cake pan; sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • In a large bowl, combine semolina (or farina, or Cream of Wheat), flour, baking powder and sugar. Sprinkle vanilla over the mixture. Stir in butter.
  • Spoon half of the mixture into the buttered cake pan; press over bottom and up side of pan. Spoon date mixture evenly over the top. Sprinkle the remaining flour mixture over the date mixture.
  • Bake in center of the oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool, then slice.
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