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Pumpkin and Date Cake

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This is a lovely light cake perfect with greek yoghurt & a coffee.


Serves: approx 10-12 slices depending

  • 255 grams butter
  • 188 millilitres superfine sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 millilitres chopped dates
  • 125 millilitres coconut
  • 125 millilitres mashed, cold pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest (or lemon zest, finely grated)
  • 500 millilitres self-raising flour
  • 125 millilitres milk


Pumpkin and Date Cake is a community recipe submitted by Kiwifruit1 and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 160c then grease & line a 24cm springform caketin.
  • Cream together butter & sugar then beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in chopped dates, coconut, pumpkin, citrus rind then stir in half the flour & milk.
  • Fold to combine then add the rest of flour & milk & fold gently again.
  • Pour into your caketin & bake for about an hour. If you have a fanbake oven then only bake 45mins.
  • Additional Information

    This cake is not meant to be a "highrise" cake, so dont be disappointed when you take it out of the tin. :o)

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