1 cup – all purpose flour,
1/4 cup – cocoa powder,
1/4 teaspoon – nutmeg powder,(optional)
1 1/2 tablespoons – baking Soda,
1 tablespoon – baking powder ,
15 – medjool dates,(deseeded)
1/4 cup – walnuts,
1/2 cup – unsalted butter,at room temperature
14oz – condensed milk,
1/2 cup – warm water,
Walnut/almond/cashew crushed pieces
Preheat your oven at 350 degree Fahrenheit’s.Grease a 8 inch round baking pan with butter.
Soak the medjool dates(deseeded) in 1/2 cup warm water for 10 minutes and then grind it with water to make smooth paste.
In a medium sized bowl,Mix all dry ingredients like flour, cocoa powder,baking powder, baking Soda ,nutmeg powder(optional).
add cubes of butter to it and mix well.
Now, add dates paste and condensed milk,stir and fold some walnuts.
Pour the prepared batter to greased pan and
bake for 40 to 45 min or until toothpick inserted to middle of the cake comes out clean.
Cool it and garnish with chocolate syrup and crushed walnuts.
Medjool Dates are super soft and sweet which keeps your cake moist. Any dates can be used but soaking time of dates depends on the type of dates you are using.
Pitted dates should be soaked for 25 to 30 min.
Dry dates should be soaked in hot water for an hour.
can use wheat flour instead of all purpose flour.