Quick & Easy

Date cake with port

Cooking this cake slowly ensures all of the moisture is maintained; resulting in a moist, fruity, delicious dessert. The ultimate treat.
DATE CAKE WITH PORT
10
1 Item
2H

Ingredients

Method

1.Line base and side of deep 20cm round cake pan with 2 layers of paper.
2.Cream butter, rind and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy; beat in eggs one at a time, beat until combined.
3.Transfer mixture to large bowl, stir in dates and peel, then sifted dry ingredients and port. Spread mixture evenly into prepared pan, bake in moderately slow oven for about 2 hours. Cover cake with foil, cool in pan. Dust with icing sugar.

Sweet sherry or madeira can be used instead of port if preferred.

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