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

By BetterButter Editorial  |  7th Mar 2016  |  
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About Date and Walnut Oat Cake Recipe

A deceptively simple cake, that's made with whole wheat and sweetened with dates and honey

Date and Walnut Oat Cake

Ingredients to make Date and Walnut Oat Cake

  • 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)

How to make Date and Walnut Oat Cake

  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.

Reviews for Date and Walnut Oat Cake (5)

Arvinder kaur3 years ago

Yes.. I agree...heating honey can make it toxic

Sandhya Ahluwalia3 years ago

Boiling honey is not good

Ruchira Hoon3 years ago

half cup pls

Anjali Aggarwal Gupta3 years ago

what is the quantity of honey - 1/2 cup or 1/2 tbsp?

Khusum Thakur Khusum Thakur4 years ago