Date Nut Loaf Cake

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1 - 9x5 inch loaf pan

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1 cup: dates, pitted and chopped

1 cup: water

1/2 cup: butter

1 cup: white sugar

1 teaspoon: baking soda

1 1/2 cups: all-purpose flour

1: egg, beaten

1 teaspoon: vanilla extract

1 cup: chopped walnuts


1/4 cup: butter

1/3 cup: heavy cream

1/2 cup: brown sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x5 inch loaf pan. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring dates and water to a boil. Stir in 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar until melted. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. Let cool for 10 minutes.

Place date mixture into a large bowl. Blend in flour, eggs and vanilla. Stir in chopped walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. Serve slices with Warm Sauce.

To make Warm Sauce: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine 1/4 cup butter with cream and brown sugar. Heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and sugar is dissolved.


Calories: 386 kcal

Carbohydrates: 48.4 g

Cholesterol: 57 mg

Fat: 20.9 g

Fiber: 2.1 g

Protein: 4.2 g

Sodium: 198 mg

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