Let's Cook With Love Today: Date Honey Nut Cake
Yummy, juicy and loved by everyone on every occasion!
Try this super-moisty, sweet date cake with walnuts and enjoy the special combination of pungent flavor and caramel-like sweetness.
Ingredients: 3/4 cup dates, 1 cup cake flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 pinch nutmeg, 3/4 cup vegetable oil , 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 date molasses, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place dates into a bowl and cover them with very hot water. Let the dates soak while you prepare the cake batter
In a large mixing bowl, sift together cake flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg
In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, brown sugar, honey, eggs, and vanilla
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir till a thick batter forms
Drain water from the dates. Pit the dates, then chop the fruit into small chunks
Fold the walnuts and date chunks into the batter
Generously grease your loaf pan with cooking spray. Pour batter into loaf pan
Place loaf pan in preheated oven. Bake cake for about 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and set on a wire rack to cool