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Date Nut Loaf

Date-Nut-Loaf

With the goodness of dates and walnuts, this cake is delicious and scrumptious. Being a staple food in Middle East, at least more than 12 types of dates are cultivated. With huge amounts of sugar, fibers ad vitamins, they are healthy too.

Ingredients:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 beaten egg
3/4 cup butter
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 cup chopped pitted dates

Procedure:
Step 1
Switch on the oven at set it to pre heat it at 175 degrees Celsius. With the help of brush, grease the loaf pan with canola oil.

Step 2
In a medium pan, add water and dates and boil them. Add butter and sugar . Stir it till the sugar is melted properly. Once melted properly, switch off the gas and set it aside. Add the baking soda and let is cool for 10 minutes.

Step 3
To make the batter, add the mixture into a large bowl. Using a blender, mix flour, eggs and vanilla. Empty the batter in the prepared pan.

Step 4
Toss the pan on the oven for 50 to 60 minutes. Poke a toothpick in the loaf, if it comes out clean it is baked properly. If not, keep it in the oven for another 10 minutes.

Step 5
Turn over the loaf in the serving plate. Cut it into slices. The Date and Nut loaf is ready.

Step 6
For the sauce to go with the slices, Keep a saucepan on high flame, add butter with cream and brown sugar. Once melted completely, that is till the sugar boils, remove it from the heat. The sauce is ready. Pour it on the loaf.