597- Cake with Dates / كعكة لينة مع التمر

Oct 15, 2017 | Desserts

Prep time :

20 minutes

Cook time :

30 minutes

Serves :

8 pieces

Complexity :

Ingredients :

200 grams (7 oz) date paste
2 eggs
100 grams (1/2 cup) brown sugar
A pinch of salt
75 grams (5 tablespoons) melted butter
175 (1 1/3 cups) grams all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
A pinch of ground cinnamon

For decoration:
100 grams of dark or milk chocolate, melted
A handful of sliced ​​almonds, lightly toasted

Directions :

1- Preheat your oven to 180°C. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar and salt until you get a foamy mixture, then add the melted butter and mix.
2
– Sift the flour and baking soda and add them to the bowl and mix.
3
– Add the date paste and mix until you get an homogeneous mixture.

4- In a square or rectangular mold lined with parchment paper, pour the dough and smooth the top with a spatula.

5- Bake for 30 minutes until the cake is cooked. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool on a rack.
6
– Spread the melted chocolate over the cake and decorate with sliced ​​almonds.


Note:
For a homemade date paste: pit the dates, steam them for 10 minutes then mix them in an electric mixer until you have a smooth paste.

 

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