Rhubarb and date cake 298



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It might sound like an interesting combination, but rhubarb and date go together so well you’ll wish you tried this yummy cake earlier!


1.5 cups self raising flour

125g margarine

1 cup sugar

2 cups chopped rhubarb

1 cup chopped dates

1 egg

1/2 cup skim milk


  1. Rub margarine into flour
  2. Mix in the fruits and sugar
  3. Add egg and milk
  4. Mix to a smooth batter (apart from fruit pieces)
  5. Bake at 200C in regular oven 1-1.5 hours
  6. Leave in the round cake tin for a few minutes before turning out onto a rack to cool.
  7. Can be iced/cream cheese topping/left plain.

Happy baking and happier eating…it’s yummy!

Thanks so much to Christine Abbott, Waroona WA for sending this in. If you have a recipe you’d like to share, you can send it to us at [email protected]

Photo credit: Baked Crusader

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