Date and Walnut Cake

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • ¾ lb. plain flour
  • ¼ teasp. salt
  • oz.


Sift flour and salt and rub in the fat. Add the other dry ingredients and mix with the eggs and milk to a dropping consistency. Put into a greased 8-in. tin and bake in a fairly hot oven (375° F., Gas 5). Reduce heat to moderate (350° F., Gas 4) after 15 min.