Date cake with vanilla bean & Earl Grey
Date cake with vanilla bean & Earl Grey
  • 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: 336 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 42.81%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 11.94%
    • Sodium: 3 mg 0.12%
    • Calcium: 22 mg 2.17%
    • Potassium: 190 mg 5.43%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.77%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 51 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.99%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 8.33%
    • Vitamin C 0.01%
    • 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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