December 14, 2022
Think dates, apple, ginger, mixed spice, vanilla and cinnamon. With a crunchy crumble topping. Divine. And smells just like Christmas.
The Cake Ingredients
1 tbsp melted plant based Nuttelex + extra for greasing cake pan
150g pitted medjool dates sliced
high speed blender/ mixer/ food processor
20 cm cake tin or round with a hole
baking paper (to dry the crumble)
1Preheat oven to 160C fan 180C regular. Grease baking tin with Nuttelex then sprinkle with flour -remove excess.
2Mix all the crumble ingredients in a bowl then place this mixture onto a piece of baking paper and set aside to dry
3Place all the cake ingredients in a food processor or high speed blender & mix into a smooth batter Stop the processor, take lid off scrapping down the sides once & then pop lid on and blitz once more to make sure batter is smooth with no lumps.
4Pour batter into greased & floured cake pan. then top with the crumble mix. Bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Once cake is cooled, turn out on rack. Optional, dust with icing sugar. Serve with your fave custard or ice-cream. See a great vegan vanilla bean custard recipe here: https://nuttelex.com.au/recipes/spiced-fruit-bake-vegan-gluten-free/