Prune and Semolina Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees centigrade (moderately hot).
  • Grease a 20 cm round cake tin and line base with paper; grease paper.
  • 2. Cover prunes with boiling water, let stand 10 minutes or until soft; drain well.
  • 3. Cream butter and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until pale in colour. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • 4. Stir in sifted flour, semolina and juice.
  • 5. Spread two-thirds of mixture over base of prepared pan, top with prunes, spread with remaining cake mixture.
  • 6. Bake in moderate oven about 50 minutes or until cooked through.
  • 7. When cake is nearly cooked, make syrup by combining sugar and water in pan and stirring over heat (without boiling) until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil and simmer for 2 minutes. Lastly stir in rosewater.
  • 8. Turn onto wire rack, turn cake right side up and place rack on a tray.
  • 9. Pour hot syrup over hot cake, cool Serve dusted with icing sugar if desired.
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