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Date and Pecan Cake With a Gooey Topping

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“This is an easy and delicious cake. It has been in my family for years, Its the very 1st cake i baked. I always have chopped dates and nuts in the freezer, so when a recipe calls for either its easy just to whip out.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sprinkle bicarbonate of soda on dates pour the water over and allow to stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Sift the flour and baking powder.
  3. Cream butter and sugar well.
  4. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  5. Add sifted flour mixture to the egg mixture.
  6. Fold in the date mixture and pecans into the butter and flour mix Bake in a tube or bundt pan@ 180 celsius for 35-45 minute.
  7. Allow to cool and pour topping over.
  8. Decorate with chocolate covered dates and pecans.
  9. TOPPING:
  10. Combine all the topping ingredients in a saucepan and cook on hight for 6-8 minutes.

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