• 3 Ratings

Feel free to use fresh or ground ginger to spice up this date and ginger cake recipe. Either tastes wonderful when paired with sweet dates and a tangy orange topping in this unique cake idea.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Date-Ginger Cake

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts (Date-Ginger Cake)

277 calories; 9 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 43 mg cholesterol; 176 mg sodium. 48 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 0 IU vitamin a; 10 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12;

Orange Sauce

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  • 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.

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