Date and Walnut Cake

Serves: 1

You will need

200g stoned dates
150ml water
½ tsp FREEE by Doves Farm Bicarbonate of Soda
3 eggs
100g brown sugar
100g sunflower oil
200g Doves Farm Organic Self Raising Wholemeal Flour
50g chopped walnuts
Icing sugar



Directions

1. Line a 20cm/8” round deep, loose bottom cake tin with parchment paper and pre-heat the oven.

2. Put the dates and water into a saucepan and bring slowly to the boil.

3. Remove from the heat, stir in the bicarbonate of soda and leave to cool.

4. Break the eggs into a mixing bowl, add the sugar and beat together until light and airy.

5. Mix in the oil followed by the self-raising flour.

6. Stir in the date mixture and walnuts.

7. Tip the mixture into your prepared cake tin and smooth the top.

8. Bake for 55-60 minutes.

9. Allow to cool in the tin for 20 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.

10. Sieve a little icing sugar over the cold cake before serving.

Recipe courtesy of Doves Farm



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