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- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup orange or lemon yogurt
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 cup pitted whole dates, snipped
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- Orange Sauce (see recipe)
1. Grease and flour and 8x8x2-inch baking pan; set aside. Stir together the 1 cup flour, baking powder, and baking soda in a small bowl; set aside.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degree F oven. Place softened butter or margarine and ginger in a medium mixing bowl; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Stir in yogurt and milk.
3. Add flour mixture, beating on low to medium speed until combined. Toss dates with 2 tablespoons flour and fold into batter. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.
4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool slightly (about 30 minutes) in pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve with warm Orange Sauce. Makes 9 servings.
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger (or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger)
- 1/4 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
- 3/4 cup orange juice
- 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1. Stir sugar, cornstarch, grated fresh ginger or ground ginger, and finely shredded orange peel in a small saucepan. Stir in orange juice. Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture is thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove pan from heat. Stir in butter or margarine, cut up, until melted. Cover pan and cool slightly. Serve warm. Makes about 1 cup.
- Servings Per Recipe 9,
- cal. (kcal) 277,
- Fat, total (g) 9,
- chol. (mg) 43,
- sat. fat (g) 5,
- carb. (g) 48,
- fiber (g) 2,
- pro. (g) 3,
- vit. C (mg) 10,
- sodium (mg) 176,
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet