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Drizzle this moist cake with a warm caramel sauce as a sweet dessert for guests.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Place dates into bowl; add boiling water. Set aside.
Combine sugar and 1/4 cup butter in another bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in date mixture until well mixed.
Pour batter into greased 9-inch round baking pan. (Batter will be thin.) Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Poke top of hot cake 10-15 times with fork.
Melt 1/3 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Add brown sugar and 1/3 cup whipping cream; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute.
Pour 1/4 cup sauce over top of warm cake. Serve cake warm with remaining sauce, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 3g
The poster who said that the dates were overpowering in the cake.....well hello the name of the recipe is Sticky DATE cake. This cake was moist and delicious. My husband is a date fan and he loved it..Thanks for a great yummy recipe...
This one was not a hit. The dates are overpowering in the cake. However, the sauce that you make to drizzle over the cake is good and I will use it again on something else.
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