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Walnut Date Bars Recipe

Walnut Date Bars is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • For Base:
  • 1.5 cup - flour (maida)
  • 1/2 cup - Butter
  • 4 tbsp - powdered Sugar
  • 2 to 3 drops Almond essence
  • For Filling:
  • 150 g - Dates
  • 4.5 tbsp - Maida
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • a pinch - salt
  • 2 to 3 drops Almond essence
  • 3/4 cup - Brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp - Lime rind
  • 2 tbsp - Raisins
  • 3 tbsp - chopped Walnuts
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • How to Make Walnut Date Bars:

    1. Combine all the ingredients for the base.
    2. Press into a swiss roll tray, greased and lined with butter paper.
    3. Bake at 170 degrees centigrade for about 20 minutes or till the mixture is firm.
    4. Meanwhile, chop the dates, Dissolve the jaggery in 1/2 cup of water.
    5. Add to the dates and simmer till dates are soft and the mixture is thick.
    6. Cool the date mixture.
    7. Mix the flour with baking powder and salt.
    8. Beat brown sugar and eggs together.
    9. Mix in flour, dates, vanilla essence, walnuts and raisins.
    10. Spread on the baked layer and bake further for 25-30 minutes.
    11. Cool and cut into bars.




     

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