How to make it

  • Heat oven to 350. Sptay 12 cup bundt pan with cooking spray;sprinkle with flour. Combine dates and walnuts in med. bowl;stir in baking soda. Whisk flour,baking powder and salt in med bowl.
  • Beat 1 cup butter and 1/2c brown sugar in large bowl at med. speed 3 mins. or till smooth. Add eggs one at a time,beating well after eachaddition. Beat in vanilla and 1 tsp. orange peel. At low speed,beat inflour mixture until just combined. Stir in dates with their liquid and walnuts. Spread in pan.
  • Bake 45 to 55 mins or till toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 10 mins.
  • Meanwhile,bring cream and 11/2c brown sugar to boil in med. saucepan. Add 1/2c butter;simmer 5 mins. Reserve 1 cup of sauce to brush over cake. Simmer remaining sauce 10 mins to thicken;stir in 1 tsp. orange peel.
  • Invert cake onto wire rack. Poke all over with a toothpick. Brush reserved 1 cup sauce over surface of the cake,cool at least 45 mins(Cake can be made 3 days ahead. Cover,store at room temperature. Refrigerate sauce.). Serve warm or at room temperature with warm sauce.

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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    wow, great recipe pleclare, inn for this season!!!
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  • athomebaker 5 years ago
    I think im gonna love this recipe,with walnuts,dates and the citrus flavor,sure winner! thanks!
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