Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 tb Butter or margarine

  2. 1/4 c Honey

  3. 1/4 c Date sugar

  4. 1/4 ts Cinnamon

  5. 1 pn Cloves

  6. 1 pn Nutmeg

  7. 1 Apple; peeled, cored,

  8. 1/8" thick

  9. 1/4 c Butter or margarine

  10. 1 c Pitted dates

  11. 1/2 c Water

  12. 1/2 c Raisins

  13. 1/4 c Chopped walnuts or pecans

  14. 1 1/2 c Whole wheat flour

  15. 1 ts Baking soda

  16. 1 ts Baking powder

  17. 350 degrees. Melt first

  18. 2 ingredients together in a

  19. 9"-square cake pan by putting the pan with the ingredients into the oven as it is preheating. While the ingredients are melting, mix the next

  20. 4 ingredients together and then mix them into the melted butter and honey. Lay apple slices in the syrup to completely cover the bottom of the cake pan in an attractive way. (You may need more than one apple if you use a small one.) Fill a 1-cup measuring cup with pitted dates, but don't pack the dates into the cup. With the dates in the cup, fill the cup with water, then pour both dates and water into a blender. Add

  21. 1/2 cup more water into the blender. Now blend till it forms a smooth, thick paste. Add the

  22. 1/4 cup butter or margarine and blend till totally whipped in. Put the blender mixture into a mixing bowl and add the last

  23. 5 dry ingredients. Mix just long enough to thoroughly blend in all the dry ingredients. Pour this batter on top of apple slices and spread evenly in the cake pan. Bake at

  24. 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the middle

  25. of the cake comes out clean. When done, remove from oven and immediately turn the cake pan upside down to empty out onto a serving platter. Source: Kathy Cooks -- Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol (by Kathy Hoshijo) Typed for you by Karen Mintzias


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