Quick breads, like my tempting date and honey cake, use fresh ingredients from your pantry and take a little over an hour from preparation to plate. Satisfy your sweet cravings with this comforting dessert featuring dates, honey, chopped chocolate and crunchy walnuts. Try a warm slice for a quick breakfast treat! Smart Recipes, European Recipes, Eggs,Vegetables,Nuts Recipes, Recipes Eggs,Vegetables,Nuts European Date and Honey Cake Date and Honey Cake Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H20M Serves 12 1 1/2 Cups Water 3/4 Pound Pitted Dates 1 Cup Vegetable Oil 1 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar 3/4 Cup Honey 3 Large Eggs 2 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour 3 Tablespoons Cocoa 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/8 Teaspoon Salt 5 Ounces Dark Chocolate 1/2 Cup Walnuts Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In 2 loaf pans, line with parchment paper and lightly coat with cooking spray. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring water to a boil. In a medium bowl, combine the dates and boiling water and allow the dates to hydrate about 5 minutes. In the bowl of a food processor, add dates and water and puree into a soft paste. Stir in the oil, 1 1/4 cup sugar, honey and eggs and process until blended well. In a large bowl, add flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt and whisk until blended. Add flour mixture slowly into the oil mixture, one cup at a time, and mix until just incorporated into a batter. Allow the batter to rest for 5 minutes, meanwhile combine the remaining sugar, chocolate, walnuts and stir to combine. Transfer the batter evenly between the 2 loaf pans, and sprinkle with the chocolate & walnut mixture. Bake the cakes until lightly brown and a inserted toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, about 50 minutes.

Date and Honey Cake

Date and Honey Cake Recipe


Quick breads, like my tempting date and honey cake, use fresh ingredients from your pantry and take a little over an hour from preparation to plate. Satisfy your sweet cravings with this comforting dessert featuring dates, honey, chopped chocolate and crunchy walnuts. Try a warm slice for a quick breakfast treat!

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

European

Protein

Eggs,Vegetables,Nuts

Category

Desserts

Serves

12

Total Time

1 Hour 20 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 1/2 Cups Water
      • 3/4 Pound Pitted Dates (Diced)
      • 1 Cup Vegetable Oil
      • 1 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
      • 3/4 Cup Honey
      • 3 Large Eggs
      • 2 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
      • 3 Tablespoons Cocoa
      • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
      • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt
      • 5 Ounces Dark Chocolate (Diced)
      • 1/2 Cup Walnuts (Diced)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In 2 loaf pans, line with parchment paper and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  2. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring water to a boil. In a medium bowl, combine the dates and boiling water and allow the dates to hydrate about 5 minutes.
  3. In the bowl of a food processor, add dates and water and puree into a soft paste. Stir in the oil, 1 1/4 cup sugar, honey and eggs and process until blended well.
  4. In a large bowl, add flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt and whisk until blended. Add flour mixture slowly into the oil mixture, one cup at a time, and mix until just incorporated into a batter. Allow the batter to rest for 5 minutes, meanwhile combine the remaining sugar, chocolate, walnuts and stir to combine.
  5. Transfer the batter evenly between the 2 loaf pans, and sprinkle with the chocolate & walnut mixture.
  6. Bake the cakes until lightly brown and a inserted toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, about 50 minutes.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

479 kcal

Carbs

92 g

Fat

11 g

Protein

6 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.25

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