Date & Walnut Cake

Doves Farm

Sweet and comforting, this tasty cake is just what you need a slice of on a cool autumn day!

  • 200g stoned dates
  • 150ml water
  • ½ tsp FREEE by Doves Farm Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 3 free-range eggs
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 100ml sunflower oil
  • 200g Doves Farm Organic Self Raising Wholemeal Flour
  • 50g chopped walnuts
  • Icing sugar
  • Line a 20cm/8” round deep, loose bottom cake tin with parchment paper and pre-heat the oven.
  • Put the dates and water into a saucepan and bring slowly to the boil. Remove from the heat, stir in the bicarbonate of soda and leave to cool.
  • Break the eggs into a mixing bowl, add the sugar and beat together until light and airy.
  • Mix in the oil followed by the self-raising flour.
  • Stir in the date mixture and walnuts. Tip the mixture into your prepared cake tin and smooth the top. Bake for 55-60 minutes.
  • Allow to cool in the tin for 20 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack. Sieve a little icing sugar over the cold cake before serving.
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