Yield: 1 cake
|1 cup||Chopped dates|
|1 cup||Boiling water|
|1½ cup||AM Multi Blend Flour OR- AM Whole Wheat Flour|
|1 teaspoon||Non-alum baking powder|
|¾ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|¼ teaspoon||Sea salt (optional)|
|¼ cup||Vegetable oil|
|1 teaspoon||Vanilla extract|
|1 \N||Ripe banana; mashed|
|¼ cup||Chopped walnuts or pecans OR- Sunflower seeds|
Add chopped dates to boiling water and boil 5 minutes. Sift together in mixing bowl the Multi Blend Flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside. In a second bowl, beat the eggs well. Mix in the honey, oil, vanilla extract and banana. Add dry mixture to the liquids and mix together. Add the dates and nuts (sunflower seeds), mixing lightly. Pour batter into an oiled 9" x 9" baking pan and bake 30 minutes in 350 F. oven. Test for doneness.
Topping (optional): Heat together ¼ cup honey, ¼ cup butter, and ½ cup unsweetened coconut. Spread on cake.
Source: Arrowhead Mills "Something Sweet" tri-fold Reprinted by permission of Arrowhead Mills, Inc. Electronic format courtesy of: Karen Mintzias