Queen Elizabeth Cake

A Warm, Walnut and Date Cake
A Warm, Walnut and Date Cake
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Ingredients

For cake:
1 cup Dates pitted and chopped
½ cup Walnuts chopped
¼ cup Butter softened
1 cup Sugar
1 Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1 cup Water boiling
1½ cups All-purpose flour
1 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Baking powder
½ tsp Salt
For topping:
1 cup Coconut flakes
⅔ cup Brown sugar packed
6 tbsp Butter
¼ cup Cream

Nutritional information

371
calories
16,9
fat
54g
carbohydrates
3,6g
protein
48mg
cholesterol
340mg
sodium
Ingredients
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Queen Elizabeth Cake

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If the title doesn’t give it away, this Queen Elizabeth Cake is an afternoon, high tea cake, fit for a queen. And who knows a delectable cake better than the Queen? A warm, pudding-like cake using walnuts and dates, for the filling.

I found this perfect tea cake recipe at a tea shop in London and was determined to try it out for myself. Traditionally, you can pour custard or fresh cream over the top for that feel good compliment.

To make Queen Elizabeth Cake, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Queen Elizabeth Cake

So, how to make Queen Elizabeth Cake?

Steps to make Queen Elizabeth Cake

1

Heat the oven and prepare a pan

5

Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch pan.

2

Prepare dates

10

In a small bowl, pour boiling water over the dates, and let it stand to cool.

3

Combine dry ingredients

2

In a small bowl, stir to mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nuts together.

4

Combine wet ingredients

3

In a mixing bowl, cream together ¼ cup butter and white sugar.

5

Add egg and vanilla

2

Slowly beat in the eggs and vanilla.

6

Combine all ingredients

3

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients mixture, in three parts, alternately with the dates, in two parts. Begin and end with the dry mixture.

7

Bake

35

Bake in the preheated oven for 30-40 minutes, or until a wooden spoon inserted, comes out clean.

8

Prepare topping

5

In a small saucepan, over medium heat, mix the coconut, brown sugar, 6 tablespoons butter and cream. Boil for 3 minutes.

9

Top the cake

5

Spread the topping over the warm cake. Allow to brown until the broiler.

10

Leave to cool

10

Leave the cake to stand in the tin for 10 minutes, then tip out onto a wire rack and leave to cool completely.

Try this Queen Elizabeth Cake Recipe the next time you have your Queen friends around for tea. Serve it with your special China plates and feel like your living in Buckingham Palace. Let us know and tag #cookmerecipes in your own royal posts! Follow us on Pinterest!

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Athina

So delicious!

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