Date and chocolate chip cake

Date and chocolate chip cake


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About this recipe: This cake is wheaty, moist and delicious. Crushed Weetabix®, dates and chocolate chips grace this wonderful cake. Enjoy with a mug of tea or coffee.


Serves: 8 

  • 90g butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 250ml boiling water
  • 4 Weetabix® cereal biscuits, crushed
  • 165g dates, pitted
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 125g self raising flour
  • 85g chocolate chips

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together bicarbonate of soda with boiling water. Add the softened butter, sugar, dates and Weetabix®. Mix well. Stir in egg and flour, then add the chocolate chips.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared tray and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.

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Have made this 3 times now, 3rd time substituted chocolate chips for chopped mixed nuts. Absolutely love it, and it went down very well with the family. - 18 Sep 2013

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