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Danish Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Danish Cake, by , is from Artz and Kay Pharmacy Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Margaret McKellar


125g butter
1tsp baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup dates (pitted, cut in half)
1 egg
1 cup seedless raisins or sultanas
1 tbs golden syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbs condensed milk
75g brazil nuts (chopped) or pecans
1 cup pl flour
pinch salt (optional)

Cream butter and sugar, add egg, golden syrup, condensed milk and lastly flour (sifted with baking powder). Add dates and raisins.
Put into a slice tin lined with baking paper, or grease and flour.
Lightly press nuts into top of cake.
Cook 3/4 hour in mod oven, or till lightly golden. Don't overcook, as cake can become dry quickly.
Leave to cool before cutting.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Otherwise known as THE MARY DONALDSON CAKE after Marg brought it to work on the occasion of Mary’s marriage to Danish Prince Frederik in 2004.




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