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Orange Date Cake

By Crystal Rose

~It tastes more delicious than it sounds!~




125g butter

2 teaspoons grated orange rind

¾ cups caster sugar

2 eggs

1 cup self-raising flour

½ cup plain flour

1/3 cup orange juice

1 cup chopped dates

Orange frosting

60 g butter

1 teaspoon grated orange rind

1 ½ cup icing sugar

2 tablespoons orange juice, approximately




©Grease a 20 cm ring pan, line base with paper, grease paper

©Combine butter, rind, sugar, eggs, sifted flours and orange juice in small bowl

of electric mixer, beat on lowest speed until ingredients are combined

©Increase speed to medium, beat 2 minutes or until mixture

changes in color & is smooth  

©Stir in dates, then spread mixture into prepared pan

©Bake in moderate oven for about 40 mins on 180˚C

©Stand 2 minutes, before turning on to wire rack to cool 

  ©Top cold cake with frosting, decorate with shredded orange rind if desired


For the orange frosting

©Beat butter and rind in small bowl with electric mixer until creamy

©Add iced sugar and orange juice

©Beat until frosting is spread-able


*Good for 2 days.. enjoy the creative flavor! ;)*


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