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Date and Almond, Square Cake


It’s been ages since I last posted a cake recipe. Yesterday I had a million of things to do but I was feeling I had to do something for you as well. 
I decided to create a date/almond cake that would be easy to prepare, and perfect with a cup of tea!

It took me approximately 5’ minutes to gather all ingredients and 10’ minutes to prepare the cake. Very easy, isn't it?

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Date and Almond, Square Cake
12 Servings

Ingredients
1/3 cup peanut oil
90gr unsalted butter
¾ cup cane sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 small eggs
1½ cup all purpose flour, sifted
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
¼ cup fresh milk (2% fat)
150gr dates (19-20 dates) pitted and chopped into small pieces
½ cup (60gr) almonds, chopped

Method
1. Preheat the oven at 170ºC.
2. Melt the butter, oil, sugar and vanilla in a medium sized saucepan.
3. Remove from heat and let it cool.
4. Add eggs and mix in well. Stir in flour, baking powder, cinnamon and baking soda. Add milk and mix lightly with a fork or a small spatula.
5. Add dates and almonds. Mix lightly.
6. Bake in a square pan (20cm x 20cm), for approximately 35’ minutes.

Serve with a cup of tea or coffee!!


Comments

  1. I'm soooooooooo glad to see a cake recipe from you :)
    I love dates(!) and always have almonds in the freezer.
    I do need a quick cake sometimes and then I have trouble finding a good recipe.
    Thanks for this one :)

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  2. It looks delicious. We don't see dates in Greek supermarkets often except during the Christmas period and then they are quite expensive so I don't buy them often.

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  3. Mmmm, I sooooo agree, it does look like it's be great with a strong brew! It looks so tasty and so moist too. Yummy

    -Lisa.
    Sweet 2 Eat Baking

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  4. It looks great and I am sure it tast great too!
    Stavri

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  5. I love fast & easy ... This is so simple and gorgeous :-)

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  6. This is simple but very delicious looking cake :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  7. This looks like a really interesting cake...and quick and easy to make too! I'd definitely love a slice with my cup of tea! ;-)

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  9. Mmmm who doesn't love dates? And the almonds make a wonderful accompaniment in this really delicious looking cake. Like Laura said, a nice cup of tea, or even better, a hot cup of cider, and you're all set to relax! Well done, Eftychia!

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  11. I love this cake, Eftychia. Have a super rest of the week!

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  12. This cake is delicious. I can only imaging this one!

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  13. This cake looks delicious; I will like to try some yum yum.

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  14. This cake looks delicious; I will like to try some yum yum.

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  15. It's great that you made time to enjoy what you love to do. Great Stress Relief!

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