Sweet Recipes

Sticky Chai Macadamia Cake

By February 11, 2021 January 17th, 2024 No Comments

Product La Main Noire: Sticky Chai

Preparation time :50 minutes

Quantity : 8 pieces

  • 6 oz (180g) large dates, pitted and chopped
  • 3 oz (90g) macadamia nuts, chopped and toasted
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 10 fl oz (300ml) boiling water
  • 2 oz (60g) butter
  • 7 oz (210g) brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6oz (170g) self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence


For the Sticky Chai Toffee sauce


  • 5 oz (150g) brown sugar
  • 5 oz (150g) double cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 oz (60g) butter
  • 50g Sticky Chai


  1. Preheat the oven to 350f (180c) and butter a loaf tin or 20cm. round springform and dust with flour.
  2. Mix the dates with the bicarbonate soda and cover with the boiling water. Cream the butter and sugar until creamy, then add eggs, 1 at a time. Fold in the flour, date mixture and vanilla essence. Mix well, lastly adding the chopped nuts.
  3. Bake for 35 minutes or until the cake is well puffed and deep brown.
  4. Meanwhile mix the brown sugar, cream, vanilla essence, sticky chai and butter in a saucepan. Heat until boiling and simmer for 5 minutes. Strain over the warm cake, or pour the sauce into individual bowls and serve on the side of the cake.