Orange Date Crumble Cake

Put the coffee pot on!  This cake is just perfect to serve for breakfast or brunch.  The brown sugar crumble tops a moist orange cake studded with dates.  Just too good to pass up.  Time to sit, relax and enjoy this wonderful cake with friends and family.

As a side note – I sent this crumble cake to my husband’s office – First comments on the coffee cake, “These are ridiculous!” and “Best coffee cake – ever!”

orange date crumble cake

Orange Date Crumble Cake
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  1. 2 cups flour
  2. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  3. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  4. 1 egg, beaten
  5. 1/2 cup milk
  6. 1/2 cup canola oil
  7. 1/2 cup dates, diced
  8. 3 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
  9. 1/2 cup orange juice
  10. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  11. 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  12. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  13. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, sugar and baking powder. Mix well. Add egg, milk and oil, stir just until all dry ingredients are incorporated. Add egg, orange juice and dates. Stir until batter is just blended. Pour into a greased 9 inch square pan. Combine brown sugar, butter and cinnamon with a pastry blender or 2 knives until the butter is cut into small pieces. Stir in the walnuts. Sprinkle over batter. Bake 375 for 30 minutes.
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One thought on “Orange Date Crumble Cake

  1. I am drinking coffee right now and wish I had some dates to make your scrumptious coffee cake to go with it. Visiting from VA Bloggers. I will be making this asap! Thanks for sharing.

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