Iraqi Date and Nut Cake Gilacgi

Recipe by Olha7397
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READY IN: 50mins
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 400°F Butter a round 8 1/2 inch cake pan; sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • In a large bowl, combine semolina, farina or Cream of Wheat; flour; baking powder and sugar. Sprinkle vanilla over mixture. Stir in butter. Spoon half of the mixture into buttered cake pan; press over bottom and up side of pan. Spoon date mixture evenly over top. Sprinkle remaining flour mixture over date mixture.
  • Bake in center of oven 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool, then slice. Makes 6 to 8 servings.
  • Best of International Cooking.
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