Queen Elizabeth Cake I

"A scrumptious date nut cake that is truly fit for a queen. It is crowned with a broiled coconut topping."
Queen Elizabeth Cake I Queen Elizabeth Cake I
Queen Elizabeth Cake I Queen Elizabeth Cake I
Queen Elizabeth Cake I Queen Elizabeth Cake I
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  • Serves
    12
  • Prep
    30 m
  • Cook
    40 m
  • Ready In
    1 h 30 m
  • Difficulty
  • Nutritions

Method for Queen Elizabeth Cake I

  • 1
    Pour boiling water over dates in a small bowl, and let stand until cool.
  • 2
    Measure flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and nuts into a small bowl. Stir to mix.
  • 3
    Cream 1/4 cup butter or margarine and white sugar together in a mixing bowl; beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture in three parts alternately with date mixture in two parts, beginning and ending with dry mixture. Spread batter into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes, or until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.
  • 5
    To Make Topping: Mix coconut, brown sugar, 6 tablespoons butter and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat. Boil for three minutes. Spread over warm cake, and brown under broiler.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup cream
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