Date and Walnut Cake

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Total Time:
70 mins
Serves:More than 10 pieces
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 100 g - flour
  • 125 g - butter or margarine
  • 25 g - semolina
  • 3 - eggs
  • 1/ 2 cup - rum
  • 100 g - dates
  • 10 - walnuts
  • 125 g - sugar
  • 1/4 cup - milk
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp -vanilla essence

How to Make Date and Walnut Cake

  • Cut each date into 3-4 pieces and soak the dates in the rum for a couple of hours or a few days.
  • Break the walnuts into small pieces.
  • Beat the butter. Add sugar and beat till nice and smooth. Add egg yolks and continue beating.
  • Put the dates and walnuts in the flour and mix. Mix in the flour slowly in the butter mixture and keep stiring. Continue stiring while adding the semolina
  • Slowly fold the stifly beaten egg whites into the mixture
  • Mix gently with hands to avoid forming lumps
  • Add the vanilla essence, milk
  • The mixture should flow when the mixing bowl is tilted
  • Rub the cake moulds with some butter and dust with flour. Pour the mixture into cake moulds.
  • Preheat oven to 375 deg Fahrenheit.
  • Ten minutes after keeping the cake in the oven lower the temperature to 300-325
  • Bake for 40-50 min

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