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Print This Delicious and Healthy Quick Date Cake Recipe

Quick Date Cake Recipe

Quick date cake recipe, one of the easiest cakes to make without using a cake mix. For a successful Date cake you must throw everything together in one bowl and using a wooden spoon, stir together for three minutes.

1/3 cup Soft butter
1 3/4 cups Flour
1 1/3 cups Brown sugar
3 tsp Baking powder
2 Eggs
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 cup Milk
1/2 tsp Grated nutmeg
1/2 pound Dates, pitted and cut in pieces

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 35 -
Pan Type ~ 9 inch square cake pan
Preheat oven, butter and flour cake pan.

Using a wooden cake spoon, put ingredients in a bowl and beat all together for three minutes.

Bake Quick Date Cake

If directions are followed, this makes a most delicious date cake. When ingredients are added separately it will not prove a success.
12 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 78 g
Calories 244
Calories from Fat 57
Total Fat 6.3g 10%
Saturated Fat 3.7g 18%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 45.1g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
Sugars 28.3g
Protein 3.7g
Vitamin A 4% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 9% • Iron 8%

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Sticky sweet forbidden things.
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Run in place while stirring;
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Ten deep knee bends between ingredients.
Use that kitchen for a workout track.

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Pot holders around your prize.
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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!