Slice of layered walnut cake served with a glass of wine

Give your loved ones a treat with this Date and Walnut Cake recipe, which is super delicious and can be prepared very easily at home. This cake recipe is prepared using all-purpose flour, dates, walnuts, brown sugar, eggs, nutmeg and cinnamon powders along with butter and baking powder. You can bake this cake in under an hour and is so delectable that no one can say NO to it! It can be prepared for special occasions and festivals, and kids will love it for sure! Try this easy recipe and enjoy with your loved ones!

Ingredients of Date and Walnut Cake

  • 200 gm finely chopped dates
  • 100 gm brown sugar
  • 100 gm butter
  • 85 gm nutmeg powder
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 2 egg
  • 100 gm chopped walnuts
  • 100 gm all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 60 gm powdered cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Step 1 Line a loaf pan and preheat the oven Prepare a loaf pan by greasing it with a little butter and lining it up with butter paper, keep this pan aside until required. Preheat the oven at 160 degree Celsius.

Step 2 Soak chopped dates and mix together dry ingredients Place the chopped dates in a bowl and pour boiling water to cover them. Keep them aside too for 10-15 minutes. Sift together all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg powder a couple of times in a large bowl and put it aside.

Step 3 Prepare the wet ingredients In a large mixing bowl whisk together the butter and sugar until creamy. Add one egg at a time and beat well till incorporated. Add honey and mix well again.

Step 4 Mix in dry and wet ingredients along with walnuts and datesSift in the flour 1/3 at a time, mixing each part with a spatula till well incorporated. Add the walnuts and the dates (drained) and fold.

Step 5 Pour the batter in loaf pan and bake for 40-45 minutes Pour the batter into the prepared tin/loaf and bake the cake for 40-45 minutes or until the skewer inserted comes out clean. Once done, serve with a hot cup of tea or coffee.