Bourbon Date Nut Cake Recipe

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Bourbon Date Nut Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Butter and flour an angel food pan or bundt pan.
  3. Cream butter and sugar.
  4. Drop in eggs, one at a time, and stir after each addition.
  5. Sift flour, baking powder and nutmeg together, reserving 1/4 cup flour to dredge the nuts.
  6. Add the flour mixture, bourbon, almond and vanilla alternately.
  7. Flour the nuts, dates and coconut; fold into cake batter.
  8. Pour this mixture into the cake pan.
  9. Cover the cake with foil for the first few hours of the baking period, removing the foil at your discretion depending on how brown you want it to become.
  10. Place a pan of water in the oven to prevent cracking.
  11. Bake the cake for six hours- Yes! That really is 250 degrees for 6 hours!
  12. Note: You might want to add more bourbon if 1 cup is not enough as some people really like it soaked.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 591.61 Kcal (2477 kJ)
Calories from fat 367.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.84g 63%
Cholesterol 109.4mg 36%
Sodium 139.63mg 6%
Potassium 361.84mg 8%
Total Carbs 52.21g 17%
Sugars 46.32g 185%
Dietary Fiber 4.76g 19%
Protein 7.16g 14%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 72.4mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 408 Kcal (1708 kJ)
Calories from fat 253.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.16g 63%
Cholesterol 75.44mg 36%
Sodium 96.3mg 6%
Potassium 249.54mg 8%
Total Carbs 36.01g 17%
Sugars 31.94g 185%
Dietary Fiber 3.28g 19%
Protein 4.94g 14%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.2mg 10%
Calcium 50mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.4
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

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