Date and Apple Cake

Added by del
Tagsapple cake date dessert
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time1 hour ish


100 g pitted dates
200 g canned apple slices
100 mL boiling water
2 tsp baking soda
125 g butter
1/2 cup raw sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup plain flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder



  1. Oven to 180C
  2. chop dates and remove any left over seeds
  3. put dates and apple in a bowl, just cover with boiling water and sprinkle bi carb over. Stir through and leave to stand
  4. cream butter and sugar
  5. add eggs and stir until completely combined
  6. sift over flour and baking powder and stir to combine
  7. add date mixture and stir through
  8. grease cake tin and line base with baking paper
  9. pour in mixture and bake in oven approximately 50 minutes, check after 40
  10. cool in pan
  11. turn out and serve with custard and or ice cream


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