Gluten-Free Date Cake with Caramel Sauce

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10Ingredients
420Calories
60Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces pitted dates (dried, coarsely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup gluten free self-rising flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • vanilla ice cream (to serve)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line an 8 inch cake pan with parchment paper. Bring dates and 1 cup water to a boil. Add baking soda and remove from heat. Set aside for 10 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, cream 1/3 cup butter, sugar and 1 tsp vanilla until pale and creamy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, until combined. Add flour and date mixture, beating until combined. Transfer to prepared pan, smooth surface and bake for 35-40 mins, until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool for 5 mins then turn out onto a serving plate.
  3. For caramel sauce, combine remaining butter, brown sugar, heavy cream and remaining vanilla over low heat until well combined and smooth.
  4. Cut cake into wedges. Drizzle with caramel sauce. Serve with ice cream.
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NutritionView more

420Calories
Sodium13%DV320mg
Fat42%DV27g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs14%DV42g
Fiber4%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories420Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat27g42%
Saturated Fat17g85%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol130mg43%
Sodium320mg13%
Potassium170mg5%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate42g14%
Dietary Fiber<1g4%
Sugars40g80%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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