Date And Pecan Cake Delight Recipe


Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 1 1/3 cups divided pecan halves
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 1/2 tblsp butter
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar


  • 16 ounce confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp grated orange zest
  • 1/2 cup orange juice


  • Coarsely chop 1 cup pecans and set aside.
  • Now cool water and soda to room temperature and then combine them with dates.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together flour, cream of tartar and salt and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, beat together sugar and butter with a mixer at medium speed until combined.
  • Now add egg and vanilla and beat it until it combines. Beat in the flour mixture and pour the batter in a greased 12 cup bundt pan.
  • Now bake this batter in a preheated oven at 350 F for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted at the center comes out clean.
  • Let the pan cool on the rack for about 10 minutes.
  • Now remove the pan and let the cake cool on the rack itself.


  • Mix all the ingredients together and pour it on the cake.
  • Now garnish the cake with remaining pecans.
  • The cake is ready to serve.