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Honey Dates Square Cakes

Anshu Pande
10 minutes
Prep Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Honey Dates Square Cakes RECIPE

Its a historic recipe from world war when milk, butter,oil and sugar was scarce. The only available sweetener was honey.This is a no oil no butter, gluten free recipe which uses honey and mostly dry fruits.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • American
  • Baking
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 2eggs
  2. 1 Cup nuts (almonds, cashews, pitachios)
  3. 1/2 cup dates
  4. 1/2Cup figs
  5. 2/3 cup honey
  6. 3)4 Cup Gluten free flour or whole wheat flour or all purpose flour
  7. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  8. 1/4 tsp Salt


  1. Soak figs and dates in warm water for an hour and set aside till they become soft.
  2. Deseed the dates and chop figs and dates into small bites.
  3. Also chop a mix of nuts, I have used almonds, cashews and pistachios and set aside.
  4. Lightly whisk eggs. You dont have to form stiff peaks.
  5. Add chopped nuts, figs, dates and honey and mix with the eggs.
  6. Stir in Gluten Free flour, you can even use Whole Wheat Flour , All purpose flour if you like.
  7. Line a 9×9 baking tin with some parchment paper that nothing sticks to the bottom of the pan. I have crushed the parchment paper and then opened and placed it, this trick will help it sit better. Also preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
  8. Pour the batter in the baking tin and smoothen the top with spatula.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes till the tooth pick inserted comes out clean
  10. Remove it from the tin along with parchment paper. When the cake cools down slice it into squares.
  11. Serve with your favourite Cup of Coffee or Tea.

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Anchal Sinha
Anchal Sinha   Aug-23-2017


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