Chocolate Date Cake

Samar Maatouk


Chocolate Date Cake

Photo: Lush Appetites




½ cup of date seeds

1 cup of flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

½ teaspoon of salt

Pinch of nutmeg

2 eggs

¾ cup of vegetable oil

½ cup of brown sugar

2 tablespoons of honey

1 tablespoon of vanilla

½ cup of chopped walnuts


Chocolate sauce

2 tablespoons of fine sugar

2 tablespoons of cocoa

2 tablespoons of liquid milk

1 tablespoon of vanilla


How to prepare

Place dates hot water and put aside.

Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg in a bowl. Set aside.

In another bowl, beat eggs with oil, brown sugar, honey and vanilla. Add the flour mixture to it and mix it well until smooth.

Drain the dates then cut into small pieces.

Add dates and walnuts to the cake mixture and place it in a greased pan then bake it in a pre-heated oven for 45 minutes, or test the cake with a toothpick. Put the cake aside to cool down.

To prepare the chocolate sauce, mix the ingredients well together, then pour the mixture over the cake evenly.