Royal Date Gingerbread Cake

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 35 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • chop the dates, place them in a large bowl and sprinkle with baking soda, pour over the boiling water and let cool.
  • preheat your oven to 170 °C.
  • meanwhile whip the butter, about 4-5 minutes.
  • add the egg and whip again until fluffy.
  • now add the flour combined with the salt and the walnuts.
  • finally, pour in the date mixture and mix well.
  • spread on a baking pan (approximately 25 x 38 cm) lined with baking paper and bake in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes.
  • let the cake cool, turn it over and remove the baking paper.
  • prepare the icing: in a saucepan, melt the butter and the cream on low heat.
  • add the sugar, increase heat to medium and cook for 3 minutes, or until the mixture thickens.
  • while still hot, pour on the cake and spread evenly.
  • sprinkle the chopped walnuts over the cake and decorate with dates.
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