Sunday, 5 April 2015

Upside Down Date Cake



  • 60g softened butter
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 300g pitted dates 
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 110g softened butter 
  • 2 large eggs
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence 
  • 120ml full cream milk
  • Add the brown sugar, butter and melt this on a low heat while mixing it with a spoon. Let it cool down a bit then add it to the bottom of a 20cm round cake tin. Then place the dates on top of the sauce in a preferred pattern.
  • Preheat the oven at 160 degrees. Add the sugar and butter into a mixing bowl, mix that for about 2 mins until soft and smooth. Then add the eggs then beat it again until the mixture is smooth and pale.
  • Add the salt, vanilla and flour into the bowl, start mixing it and slowly adding the milk until the batter is smooth and glossy.
  • Slowly and carefully add the batter to the cake tin with the dates, spread the batter around to make it even. then place it in the oven for 30-40mins. Let the cake cool and serve warm with some cream.

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