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Date Cake

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

 1 cup Dates (18-19)
 1 cup Water
 5 tbsp Coconut Oil
 ½ cup Coconut Sugar
 2 Eggs
 1 ½ cups Flour (whole wheat)
 2 tsp Baking Powder
 ½ tsp Baking Soda
 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
 6 Dates (roughly chopped)
  cup Walnuts (chopped) or Chocolate Chips
1

Soak dates about 1 cop of hot water for 15 minutes or until soft.

2

Blend in to a smooth paste. Set aside to cool down completely.

3

Beat together coconut oil and sugar till light and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat till creamy.

4

Add in the dates paste and mix well.

5

Sift together baking powder, baking soda with whole wheat flour.

6

Add this flour to the dates batter little by little. Gently fold in with a spatula.

7

Mix in the vanilla essence and chopped walnuts. Transfer the batter to a greased cake pan.

8

Bake in a preheated oven of 350 F (180 C) for about 40 to 50 minutes till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 10