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Walnut and Date Cake


Dec 22, 2012

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

9-10 people

PREPARATION LEVEL

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

Method
  • In a vessel, add 100g butter
  • Add 2 eggs
  • Add 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Add 120g coarsely ground sugar
  • Whisk the ingredients with a beater
  • TIP: Do not whisk the ingredients vigorously
  • TIP: Mixing dates with all purpose flour ensures that the dates are evenly spread in the cake once baked
  • In a bowl, add 120g maida (all purpose flour)
  • Add 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Add 25g finely chopped walnuts
  • Add 250g seedless soaked khajoor (dates)
  • Mix well
  • Now, add the dates mixture to the egg batter
  • Mix well
  • TIP: The right consistency is achieved once the of the mixture is slides of the spatula
  • TIP: If the consistency is heavy, add 1/4 cup warm milk to the mixture
  • Once the mixture is ready, grease the tin with butter
  • Once the entire tin is greased with butter, place the butter paper in the tin
  • Now, pour the mixture into the tin
  • Once the mixture is poured, tap the tin on the bottom to spread the mixture evenly
  • TIP: When baking the cake in the microwave, select combi-convection & preheat for 5 minutes
  • TIP: Bake at 160 degrees for 40-45 minutes
  • Once the cake is ready, remove the butter paper from all the sides
  • TIP: Butter paper ensures that the cake doesn’t stick to the tin
  • Ready to serve

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