Dienstag, 21. Juni 2011

TWD: Date-Nut Loaf

Super!Mary of Popsicles and Sandy Feet chose Date-Nut Loaf for this week's TWD. You can find the recipe on her page or in Dorie's book on page 228. [personal comment: what are popsicles??]

Easy in the making, great in taste!
I used dates as in the basic recipe. When it was time to fold in the nuts I realized I ran out of them - but I had some pinenuts left. And dates and pinenuts - doesn't sound too bad, or?
I had no time to roast them, what would have given them an extra flavour, but it was good like that, too.

Super moisty and tasty cake! If you haven't already: try it out!

P.S.: I always have the problem that my cakes tend to become tents. I had two recommendations. One said: Obviously the dough has problems to raise at the edges, so you should butter the form better. The other one said the complete opposite: Leave some space at the upper end of the mold free from butter. I tried both, and: even if the first tip sounds more logical, in the end the second one did work out! So, no tents anymore, yay!

Kommentare:

  1. Mine was dry. I wonder what I did wrong? Yours looks moist and delicious!

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  2. Pine nuts is an interesting choice. Thanks for sharing your tent results.

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  3. It looks wonderful--I love pine nuts and wouldn't have thought of them here. When we run out of ingredients that's when our results are the most creative.

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  4. Great looking loaf! I've got a bag of pine nuts in the fridge... never thought to use them, though. Nice sub! :)

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  5. Nothing wrong with pine nuts--we love them! Glad you solved your 'tent' problem. I love it when thing just work! Have a great day.

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  6. Hmm, pine nuts - that sounds delicious! It fits with the Mediterranean dates, too. Your non-tenting cakes turned out great!

    PS - popsicles are frozen ice pops

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  7. I love dates so I loved this recipe. I'm not that big of fan of pine nuts, but I'm sure that would be interesting!

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  8. great job as usual - love the cracked top.

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  9. This was very tasty! I'm glad you found the solution to your tent cakes!

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  10. Pine Nuts! Neat idea. We liked this and we are not date likers.

    Es war sehr gut, ja?

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