Preheat the oven to 350° and assemble the cake. Sift dry ingredients together. Mix liquid ingredients together in a separate bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well. Oil a 9" or 10" cake pan and pour in batter.
TOPPING: Place fruit around the outside edges of the cake. Fill center with nuts and chopped dates or raisins.
SAUCE: Combine sauce ingredients, whisk together and gently pour over the top of the cake. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
Per serving - 227 calories, 13 gram fat (40% calories from fat), 4 gram protein, 40 gram carbohydrate, 4 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 229 milligram sodium