Date and Walnut Oat Cake

BetterButter Editorial
BetterButter Editorial|
Last updated on Jan 10th
A deceptively simple cake, that's made with whole wheat and sweetened with dates and honey
  • Prep Time35Minutes
  • Cooking Time40Minutes
  • Serves10people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup dates, seeds removed
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1/2 honey
  • 1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 plus 1/4 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tblsp melted butter
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional)

Recipe Preparation

  1. In a saucepan add dates, honey and water. Bring to a rolling boil and let it simmer for 15 minutes. Add 1/2 cup oats to this. Set aside for another 15 minutes.
  2. Measure out the whole wheat flour, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Keep aside
  3. In a bowl whisk together the egg and butter. Add the date and oat mix to it. And whisk well.
  4. Add in all the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do NOT over mix. Add in the water.
  5. Pour the cake into a prepared tin. Add the remaining oats on top of this mixture. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.

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