queen Elizabeth cake

Authorali
DifficultyBeginner

Description:
If you are a date and coconut lover, then you must bake this cake. A scrumptious date nut cake that is truly fit for a queen. It is crowned with a broiled coconut topping. Mazafati date is used in this recipe. This kind of date is rich in vitamins and minerals. Mazafati date is soft and delicious. This cake’s topping is made with coconut and cream. It is a miracle. Be sure that you will bake this wonderful cake.
Queen Elizabeth cake
A scrumptious date nut cake that is truly fit for a queen. It is crowned with a broiled coconut topping. If you are a date and coconut lover, then you must bake this cake.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time6 minsCook Time14 minsTotal Time20 mins
 One cup boiling water
 One cup Mazafati dates, pitted and chopped
 ¼ cup butter, softened
 One cup white or brown sugar
 One egg
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ cup chopped walnuts
 Topping:
 One cup flaked coconut
  cup packed brown sugar
 6 tbsp butter
 ¼ cup cream
1

Pour boiling water over dates in a small bowl, and let stand until cool.

2

Measure flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nuts into a small bowl. Stir to mix.

3

Cream 1/4 cup butter or margarine and white sugar together in a mixing bowl. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture in three parts alternately with date mixture in two parts. Beginning and ending with the dry mixture. Spread batter into a greases 9 × 13 inch pan.

4

Bake at 350℉ or 175℃ for 30 to 40 minutes, or until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.

5

To make topping: Mix coconut, brown sugar, 6 tablespoons butter and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat. Boil for three minutes. Spread over warm cake, and brown under broiler.

Ingredients

 One cup boiling water
 One cup Mazafati dates, pitted and chopped
 ¼ cup butter, softened
 One cup white or brown sugar
 One egg
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ cup chopped walnuts
 Topping:
 One cup flaked coconut
  cup packed brown sugar
 6 tbsp butter
 ¼ cup cream

Directions

1

Pour boiling water over dates in a small bowl, and let stand until cool.

2

Measure flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nuts into a small bowl. Stir to mix.

3

Cream 1/4 cup butter or margarine and white sugar together in a mixing bowl. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture in three parts alternately with date mixture in two parts. Beginning and ending with the dry mixture. Spread batter into a greases 9 × 13 inch pan.

4

Bake at 350℉ or 175℃ for 30 to 40 minutes, or until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.

5

To make topping: Mix coconut, brown sugar, 6 tablespoons butter and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat. Boil for three minutes. Spread over warm cake, and brown under broiler.

queen Elizabeth cake

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