Rich Walnut Date Cake

Rich Walnut Date Cake


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This a favourite fruit and nut cake around Christmas. It's also great just as a snack, or served to guests with afternoon coffee or tea.


Serves: 16 

  • 1kg dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1kg walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups (155g) plain flour
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 egg whites

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:2hours 

  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees C. Grease and flour a 25cm ring tin.
  2. In a large bowl combine dates, walnuts, sugar, baking powder and flour. Stir in egg yolks. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold the whites into the fruit/nut mixture until no streaks remain. Spoon into prepared tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

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