Date and Walnut Cake | How to make Date and Walnut Cake

By Amrita Iyer  |  8th Sep 2015  |  
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  • Date and Walnut Cake, How to make Date and Walnut Cake
Date and Walnut Cakeby Amrita Iyer
  • Prep Time

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  • Cook Time

    60

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  • Serves

    8

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About Date and Walnut Cake

This cake is classic – in the sense that it was made long before the typical iced cakes came into existence.It was used more as a pudding after meals than a cake and served with Custard or Hot Fudge Sauce!Here is my fail proof recipe for a lovely date and walnut cake which will win you accolades!

Date and Walnut Cake, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Date and Walnut Cake is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Amrita Iyer. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Date and Walnut Cake is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Date and Walnut Cake recipe by Amrita Iyer. Date and Walnut Cake can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Date and Walnut Cake just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Date and Walnut Cake can serve 8 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Date and Walnut Cake.

Date and Walnut Cake

Ingredients to make Date and Walnut Cake

  • 1 cup plain flour/all purpose flour/cake flour
  • 250 gms dates
  • 1/2 cup Refined Oil/butter
  • 3/4 – 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts chopped finely
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla essence
  • 4 large eggs

How to make Date and Walnut Cake

  1. Remove seeds & finely chop the dates. Soak them in 1/2 cup water with 1/2 tsp Baking Soda overnight or in 1/2 cup hot water with the soda for 1 hour.
  2. Sift the flour and baking powder in a bowl. Add the dates and walnuts and mix well.
  3. In a bowl combine the Oil and sugar and beat till smooth and creamy. Add the Vanilla Essence to this.
  4. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl till frothy.
  5. Preheat oven at 150deg C/300 deg F.
  6. In the oil mix, add half of the flour-nuts and half of the eggs. With a spatula or flat spoon,fold the mixtures gently to combine.
  7. Fold again till well mixed. If you want you can beat the mixture with the spatula till thick.
  8. Add the rest of the eggs and flour. Fold again till well mixed. If you want you can beat the mixture with the spatula till thick.
  9. Pour the cake mixture into a cake mould of your choice and bake for 45-50 minutes till a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  10. Remove the cake from the oven once done and let it cool.
  11. Serve with Custard or Hot fudge Sauce

My Tip:

Serve with Custard or Hot fudge Sauce if served as a pudding or with the 4’O Clock Tea for a memorable evening!

Reviews for Date and Walnut Cake (3)

Padma Ia year ago

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Shayana Bhayanaa year ago

how many eggs hv u added?
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Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago

Non icing cake are the best! i love to bake them too. They remind me of my childhood when home made cakes were like this!!!
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