Toffee Cake With Caramel Sauce Recipe

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Toffee Cake With Caramel Sauce
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  1. Butter an 8- or 9-inch square pan; set aside.
  2. Put dates, rum and water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil, stirring frequently, then reduce heat and simmer until dates are soft (about 5 minutes).
  3. Puree dates in a blender or food processor; let cool 15 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. While your date is cooling his heels (hahah), in a medium bowl, stir together flour, powder, salt, cinnamon and soda; set aside.
  6. In another bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy, then add eggs (one at a time).
  7. Reduce mixer speed to low, alternate adding flour mixture and pureed dates.
  8. Pour batter into prepared pan, smooth top, then pop into the oven; bake for 25 minutes (set the timer).
  9. At end of 25 minutes, turn heat down to 325°F and bake an additional 15-20 minutes. Cake tester should come out clean.
  10. Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes (set the timer).
  11. Run a knife around the edges of the pan to loosen; place a large serving plate over the top of the pan, invert the pan/plate.
  12. Make the sauce: In a medium saucepan, combine cream, brown sugar and butter.
  13. Over medium-high heat, bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the remaining rum, cook 1 more minute.
  14. Pour warm sauce over cake.
  15. SUBSTITUTIONS: To make this more kid-friendly, substitute water or apple juice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 6249.64 Kcal (26166 kJ)
Calories from fat 2135.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 237.27g 365%
Cholesterol 782.94mg 261%
Sodium 8528.79mg 355%
Potassium 3994.07mg 85%
Total Carbs 914.55g 305%
Sugars 576.51g 2306%
Dietary Fiber 49.84g 199%
Protein 62.85g 126%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 4%
Vitamin A 1.7mg 57%
Iron 28.1mg 156%
Calcium 2090mg 209%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 322.42 Kcal (1350 kJ)
Calories from fat 110.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.24g 365%
Cholesterol 40.39mg 261%
Sodium 440mg 355%
Potassium 206.05mg 85%
Total Carbs 47.18g 305%
Sugars 29.74g 2306%
Dietary Fiber 2.57g 199%
Protein 3.24g 126%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 57%
Iron 1.4mg 156%
Calcium 107.8mg 209%

* 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

  • 144
  • 162

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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