Olive Oil and Couscous Cake With Cream and Date Syup Recipe

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Olive Oil and Couscous Cake With Cream and Date Syup
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Brush 9-inch cake pan with olive oil.
  3. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl; stir in couscous.
  4. Whisk olive oil and rose water in another medium bowl.
  5. Beat egg yolks, eggs and 1 cup of sugar in a large bowl until thick pale yellow; stir in orange peel.
  6. Fold the flour mixture and the olive oil mixture into the egg mixture alternating between the two.
  7. Pour the batter into the pan- tap gently to eliminate any air bubbles.
  8. Bake cake until it is medium-dark brown and toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean (approx 45 mins).
  9. Cool on a cake rack for 30 mins.
  10. Turn out onto a serving plate.
  11. (Can be made a day ahead and stored covered at room temperature).
  12. To serve:.
  13. Beat cream until soft peaks form.
  14. Cut cake into wedges.
  15. Drizzle cake with date syrup, cream and fresh sliced dates.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 941.64 Kcal (3942 kJ)
Calories from fat 471.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52.34g 81%
Cholesterol 279.77mg 93%
Sodium 863.39mg 36%
Potassium 730.03mg 16%
Total Carbs 109.17g 36%
Sugars 64.29g 257%
Dietary Fiber 6.99g 28%
Protein 15.09g 30%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 3%
Iron 3.7mg 21%
Calcium 253.3mg 25%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 339.66 Kcal (1422 kJ)
Calories from fat 169.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.88g 81%
Cholesterol 100.92mg 93%
Sodium 311.44mg 36%
Potassium 263.33mg 16%
Total Carbs 39.38g 36%
Sugars 23.19g 257%
Dietary Fiber 2.52g 28%
Protein 5.44g 30%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Iron 1.3mg 21%
Calcium 91.4mg 25%

* 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

  • 22.4
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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