Walnut Date Bars

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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

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