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recipe image Sticky Date Cake With Butterscotch Sauce

    Sticky Date Cake With Butterscotch Sauce

    Sticky Date Cake With Butterscotch Sauce

    Instructions

    • Preparation time15 minutes
    • Ready in1 hour
    • Servings1 portions

    Ingredients

    • pitted dates dried 250 grams
    • water 375 ml
    • bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon
    • Flora Plant butter 100 grams
    • brown sugar firmly packed 1/2 cup
    • vanilla extract 1 teaspoon
    • eggs 2
    • self raising flour sifted 1 1/3 cup
    • pecans coarsely chopped 60 grams
    • brown sugar firmly packed 1 1/4 cup
    • Flora Professional Plantcream 300 ml
    • Flora Plant butter lightly salted 100 grams

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 180˚C/160˚C fan-forced. Grease and line a 20cm round cake pan.
    2. Combine the dates and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil, then remove from heat. Stir in the soda and stand for 5 minutes.
    3. Beat the Flora Plant Based Butter, sugar and vanilla with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the date mixture and flour.
    4. Pour into the prepared pan and sprinkle with the pecans. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Stand in the pan for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.
    5. To make the butterscotch sauce, place the sugar, cream and Flora Pant Based Butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until melted and combined. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes without stirring
    6. Serve the cake with warm butterscotch sauce and whipped cream if desired.