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Easy Sticky Date Cake with Toffee Sauce



8 portion(s)

Sticky Date Cake

  • 420 grams pitted dates
  • 360 grams Boiling water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 150 grams unsalted butter
  • 150 grams brown sugar
  • 240 grams Self Raising Flour
  • 3 eggs

Toffee Sauce

  • 150 grams unsalted butter, chopped into 2 cm squares
  • 240 grams thickened cream
  • 1 1/2 grams brown sugar
  • 6
    1h 25min
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

    Method - Sticky Date Cake
  1. Pre-heat oven to 160 degree celcius.  Line a greased 20cm cake tin with non-stick baking paper

  2. Place pitted dates in mixing bowl and chop 8 seconds/speed 7

    Stir with spatula then repeat 8 seconds/speed 7

  3. Add boiling water and bicarb of soda to mixing bowl

    Leave in bowl for 5 minutes

  4. Add butter and brown sugar to the mixing bowl

    Mix 10 seconds/speed 4

  5. Add 240 grams of Self Raising flour to mixing bowl and 3 eggs

    Mix 5 seconds/speed 4. 

  6. Pour mixture into a pre-prepared cake tin and bake for 60 - 70 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer

  7. Method - Toffee Sauce
  8. Place butter, sugar and cream into mixing bowl

    Mix 9 minutes/90 degrees/speed 4

    Pour Toffee Sauce into a jug 

  9. Serve
  10. Slice cake a serving of cake and place it on a plate and pour on some Toffee Sauce 


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Cake to be served at room temperature

Nice served with whipped cream

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  • Absolutely delicious, and

    Submitted by shekki on 6. September 2015 - 20:32.

    Absolutely delicious, and goes a long way! Easy dessert for unexpected guests, with ingredients sure to be found in the pantry.

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