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Ingredients: Makes 12 servings
2 tbsp +5 fl. oz 100% maple syrup3 tsp apple cider vinegar3/4 cup powdered sugar1/4 cup boiling water 2 1/2 oz dates1/4 cup Walnut, chopped3/4 tsp baking soda1/4 tsp salt1 cup whole wheat flour3/4 cup all purpose flour2 TBSP orange zest1 egg beaten1/4 cup canola oil2 TBSP butter unsalted1 TBSP Pure vanilla extract2 sprays of cooking spray
To prepare glaze, combine 2 tbsp. maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and powdered sugar. Glaze should be sauce consistency. Loosen with water by the teaspoon if needed. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, pour boiling water over dates. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to sit at room temperature.
Spray a spring form pan with pan spray. Set aside.
In a food processor, pulse whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, walnuts, baking soda and salt until walnuts are completely ground and the mixture is course. Transfer to a bowl.
Puree the dates with their soaked water until smooth. Add egg, 5 fl oz. maple syrup, oil butter, vinegar, and vanilla. Puree just until smooth. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir until smooth.
Bake the cake in a 325 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until cooked through. Allow to cool. Remove from spring form pan. Pour glaze over cake and cut cake into 12 pieces. Sprinkle orange zest over glaze and serve.
Serving Size:One serving: 1 slice (2.6 oz wt)
Nutritional Information:Nutrition Info (per serving): 245 cal; 9g total fat; 2g sat fat; 39g carb; 3g pro; 2g fiber; 130mg sodium
Recipe Source:Recipe provided by FLIK Hospitality Group
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