DATE & PECAN CAKE WITH A CITRUS RIND CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1
Elsa Dreyer

By
@elbie

I am originally from South Africa and this is a Family recipe for Years. Have to translate it from Afrikaans (Our Language) to English

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • FOR THE CAKE

  • 250g
    pitted dates (chopped)
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter (room temperature)
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1
    tea bag
  • 1
    egg (beaten)
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    seedles grapes
  • 1/2 c
    instant oats
  • 1/2 c
    unprocessed wheat bran (hodgson mill)
  • 1/2 c
    pecans (chopped)
  • 1
    green apple (grated)
  • 1 1/2 c
    self raising flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • FOR THE FROSTING

  • 3 1/2 oz
    cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    bakers sugar
  • 1 c
    powder sugar
  • ·
    rind of 1 orange

How to Make DATE & PECAN CAKE WITH A CITRUS RIND CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees F
    Greese a 10" Spring Form Pan. Set aside.
  2. Pour water over teabag. Let stand for a while. In a mixing bowl, combine butter and dates. Pour tea over and let cool. In a Large mixing bowl, beat egg and sugar until fluffy. Add raisins,oatmeal,bran,pecans,apple and cooled dates. Sift in Flour, baking powder and salt and mix well. pour into buttered pan and bake for 45 min. Cool on wire rack.
  3. Beat cream cheese and butter and add orange rind and vanilla. Add bakers sugar slowly until well mixed. Add powder sugar and spread over cooled cake. Top with Whole pecans

Printable Recipe Card

About DATE & PECAN CAKE WITH A CITRUS RIND CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Kitchen Crew

Spring has sprung! OK... maybe that's wishful thinking in some parts of the country. But we are so close to warmer weather and farmers' markets bursting with spring produce. I'm...

12 Twists On Traditional Pb&j Recipe

12 Twists on Traditional PB&J

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Try these fun peanut butter and jelly recipes that reinvent a kid's classic. There's nothing basic about PB&J!