Date cake with vanilla bean & Earl Grey
Date cake with vanilla bean & Earl Grey
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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    A hearty cake for winter tea times. Hack off a piece for tea or lunchbox fodder. Moist thanks to the Earl Grey tea in which the dates soak. Tuck in and enjoy! Adapted from 'Sale & Pepe', January issue 2013

    Ingredients

    • 300g dates, pitted and chopped (+ two for decoration)
    • 300ml water
    • 100g soft brown cane sugar
    • 350g plain flour
    • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 vanilla bean, slit open, seeds removed (retain pod)
    • 200g unsalted butter
    • 350 ml of Earl Grey tea
    • cinammon or nutmeg, 1-2 tsps ground.
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 10 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0.51%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.19%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0.02%
    • Calcium: 3 mg 0.34%
    • Potassium: 7 mg 0.21%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.75%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.02%
    • Vitamin C 0.04%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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