Spiced Date and Walnut Cake Recipe

Spiced Date and Walnut Cake Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 900g cake

300 g

10 ml

150 g

50 g

60 ml

115 g

300 ml

Wholemeal self-raising flour

Mixed spice

Chopped dates

Chopped walnuts

Sunflower oil

Dark muscovado sugar


Walnut halves, to decorate

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4. Line a 900 g loaf tin with greaseproof paper and grease the paper.
  • Sift together the flour and spice, adding back any bran from the sieve. Stir in the dates and walnuts.
  • Mix the oil, sugar and milk, then stir evenly into the dry ingredients. Spoon into the loaf tin and arrange the walnut halves on top.
  • Bake the cake in the oven for about 45-50 minutes, or until golden brown and firm. Turn out the cake, remove the lining paper, and leave to cool on a wire rack.

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