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Christmas recipe: Date and Walnut Loaf Cake

By Soniya Saluja
Last updated on: December 19, 2017 10:53 IST
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Date and walnut cake

Ingredients:

  • 20-25 dates
  • 1 1/2 cup milk (for vegan version add any dairy-free milk)
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (for gluten-free version use gluten-free APF)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup walnut

Method:

  • Preheat the oven at 350°F. 
  • Soak the dates in warm milk for few hours.
  • Remove the seeds if not using seedless. Save few dates for the batter. Blend it into a paste along with the milk in which it was soaked.
  • Add oil in the date and milk mixture and mix well.
  • Sieve together flour, baking soda and baking powder.
  • Pour in the dates and milk mixture. Chop walnuts and few dates, coat it with some flour and mix it in the batter.
  • Bake the cake in a greased oven dish for 35 - 40 mins on 350°F.

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