Date-A-Ginger Cake

  • 8 tablespoons Organic Butter
  • 1 cup soaked pitted dates, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup crystallized ginger, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup Stevia in the raw
  • 1/2 maple syrup
  • 1 egg,lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup gluten free self-raising flour (Bob’s Red Mill)

(1.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the base and sides of a small loaf pan

(2.) Place butter, dates, ginger, 1 cup water and1/4 teaspoon sea salt in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes

(3.)Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Set aside for 10-15 minutes to cool slightly.

(4.)Add egg to date mixture and mix well. Sift gluten free flour over mixture and stir gently to combine. Spoon into pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Stand in pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Cut and serve.

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