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Sticky date cake with caramel sauce



10 portion(s)


  • 80 grams Butter, softened
  • 270 grams Dates pitted
  • 1/3 teaspoon Bi-carb soda
  • 230 grams water, boiling
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 240 grams Self Raising Flour
  • 130 grams brown sugar

Caramel sauce

  • 180 grams brown sugar
  • 100 grams Butter
  • 185 grams thickened cream
  • 6
    1h 0min
    Preparation 10min
  • 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!

Recipe's preparation

    Sticky date cake with caramel sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line a 20cm square cake tin with baking paper.

    Place dates, bi-carb soda and butter into TM bowl, add boiling water and leave soak for 5 minutes.

    Place flour and sugar into bowl with the date mixture and mix for 30 seconds on speed 4-5

    Pour mixture into the prepared cake tin and bake for 40 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer

    To make the sauce place cream, sugar and butter into bowl for 7mins/varoma/speed 2

    Serve cake with warm caramel sauce


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Serve with vanilla ice-cream

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  • I noticed that the

    Submitted by macy241 on 15. February 2016 - 15:54.

    I noticed that the instructions omitted the eggs so I added these with the flour and sugar. 

    I then cooked in a muffin tray  (made 16) and cooked on 180 degrees for 15 minutes. 

    Served the individual muffins hot with the caramel sauce for an easy dessert. 

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