This yummy Apple And Date Lumberjack Cake is topped with a delectable coconut topping. This old fashioned fave guarantees to hit the spot.

You’re in for a treat today! Our awesome contributor Vanya from VJ Cooks is sharing her delicious recipe for Apple And Date Cake. You might know it as Lumberjack Cake.

It’s a sweet cake that is perfect in the arvo with a cuppa and it’s oh-so-good. This old fashioned favorite will not disappoint.

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Apple Date Cake With Coconut Topping Ingredients

This delicious cake is stuffed with apples and dates, then topped with sweet brown sugar and coconut crumble. So, let’s take a look at what you are going to need on your shopping list.

  • 2 large apples, grated
  • 1 cup dried or fresh dates, chopped
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 4.5oz (127g) butter, melted
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon icing sugar to serve

Topping Ingredients

  • 2 oz (57g) butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup shredded coconut (Vanya used half coconut chips)

Apple Date Cake Coconut With Topping Video

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Are you ready to see how to make this cake?  There is very little prep time and if you loved Vanya’s 5 ingredient Apple Slice, then this recipe is another must-try.

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