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

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ByAmrita Iyer
Created on 8th Sep 2015
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  • By Amrita Iyer
    Created on 8th Sep 2015

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 mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Amrita Iyer. Date and Walnut Cake is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Date and Walnut Cake is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Date and Walnut Cake by Amrita Iyer is perfect to serve 8 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Date and Walnut Cake.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves8People
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!

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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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