Baking: Cakes, Cookies, Muffins: Sticky Date Cake

A lovely moist cake that also makes a nice food gift!

Author: CalorieKing
Date: December 27, 2012

Suggestions: As a food gift, wrap in cellophane or package and tie with a bow.

Serves: 10 person(s)
Yield: 10 x slices

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins


    114.29 g dates, pitted and chopped
    1 1/2 cup hot tea
    1 Tbsp oil
    1/2 cup powdered sugar substitute
    2 eggs, lightly beaten
    1/2 cup nonfat milk
    2 tsp vanilla
    2 cup self-rising flour
    1/4 tsp baking powder


    Preheat oven to 375F. Grease and line a 10" x 6" loaf pan.

    Place dates, tea and oil in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

    In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla. Fold in sifted flour and baking powder. Pour in date mixture and mix until just combined.

    Pour into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes.


    Drizzle slices of cake with a tablespoon of warm, low-fat custard sauce before serving (see recipe link).

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:153 cals
Kilojoules:639 kJ
Fat:2.6 g
Carbohydrates:29.1 g
Protein:0.4 g
Cholesterol:38.0 mg
Sodium:346 mg
Saturated Fat:0.4 g
Fiber:1.6 g
Calcium:118.0 mg
Total Sugars:9.2 g

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