Date-Ginger Cake

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  • Makes: 9 servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Bake: 30 mins 350°F
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Date-Ginger Cake
Ingredients
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)
Directions
  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.
Orange Sauce
Ingredients
1/4
cup sugar
2 1/2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon grated fresh ginger (or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger)
3/4
cup orange juice
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
Directions
  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.
Nutrition Facts (Date-Ginger Cake)
    Per serving:
  • 277 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (5 g sat. fat,
  • 43 mg chol.,
  • 176 mg sodium,
  • 48 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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