desserts

Spiced Date Cake with Caramel Sauce and Vanilla Whipped Cream

This cake is flavored with a Middle Eastern spice blend, Shawarma, which contains warm, aromatic spices like allspice, coriander, cinnamon and ginger. Top this moist date cake with a spiced caramel sauce and vanilla whipped cream.
25 min
PREP TIME
45 min
COOK TIME
338
CALORIES
17
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS

  • Spiced Date Cake
  • 2 cups (500 mililiters) pitted dried dates
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mililiters) flour
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mililiters) Shawarma Spice Blend (See tip below for recipe)
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mililiters) baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mililiters) baking soda
  • 3/4 cup (170 grams) butter , softened
  • 1 cup (250 mililiters) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mililiters) plain yogurt
  • Caramel Sauce
  • 1 cup (250 mililiters) granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons (85 grams) butter , cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup (125 mililiters) heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mililiters) Shawarma Spice Blend (See tip below for recipe)
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 mililiters) Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Vanilla Whipped Cream
  • 2 cups (500 mililiters) heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mililiters) Pure Vanilla Extract

Preparation

  • 1 Spray inside of 4-quart (4-L) slow cooker with no stick cooking spray. Add carrots and melted butter; toss to coat. Cover.
  • 2 Cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours or until tender.
  • 3 Meanwhile, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and salt in small bowl until well blended. Toss cooked carrots with brown sugar mixture in slow cooker just before serving.

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(per Serving)

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