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Lumberjack Cake

Old time family favorite with fruit and coconut

Ingredients

  • 2 small apples

  • 185g chopped dates or sultanas

  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda

  • 125g butter

  • 1 cup caster sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 1.5 cups plain flour

  • topping

  • 60g melted butter

  • .5 cup brown sugar

  • .5 cup milk

  • 1 cup shredded coconut

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat overn to 180C

  • 2.

    Lightly grease a deep 20cm round tim

  • 3.

    Line base and sides and baking paper

  • 4.

    Peel, core and finely chop apples

  • 5.

    Place into a bowl

  • 6.

    Add dates and bicarb

  • 7.

    Pour over 1 cup boiling water

  • 8.

    Allow to cool

  • 9.

    Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy

  • 10.

    Add well beaten egg and add vanilla

  • 11.

    Fold through flour and fruit mixture

  • 12.

    Pour into lined cake tin

  • 13.

    Bake for 1 hour

  • 14.

    Meanwhile combine the extra melted butter with the brown sugar, milk

  • 15.

    and shredded coconut.

  • 16.

    Spoon this over the top of cake

  • 17.

    Bake for a further 30-40 minutes or until the topping is brown and the cake

  • 18.

    is cooked through.

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Posted by nurse1Report
Definitely going top try this cake. Sounds delicious.
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