How to make Date and Walnut Cake - SK Khazana -

Delicious and full of flavour this cake goes down well with cups of hot tea or coffee

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Seedless dates (बीज रहित खजूर), Walnuts (अखरोट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Date and Walnut Cake - SK Khazana

Date and Walnut Cake - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Date and Walnut Cake - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Seedless dates chopped 1/4 cup + to sprinkle

  • Walnuts chopped 1/4 cup + to sprinkle

  • Butter 1 cup

  • Castor sugar 3/4 cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Vanilla essence 2 teaspoon

  • Refined flour 1 cup + 2 tablespoons

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Icing sugar for dusting


Step 1

Preheat an oven to180º C. Grease a loaf tin, sprinkle some dry flour all over and remove excess flour.

Step 2

Take butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat with a hand blender till light and fluffy.

Step 3

Break in 1 egg at a time and beat till well incorporated.

Step 4

Add vanilla essence and beat again. Sieve together refined flour, baking powder and salt into the bowl and fold in with a spatula.

Step 5

Take walnuts and dates in another bowl, add 2 tablespoons flour and mix well.

Step 6

Add this mixture to the batter and fold in. Add milk and mix well to form a lump free batter.

Step 7

Pour the batter into the prepared loaf tin and gently tap it on the worktop to level the surface. Sprinkle some dates and walnuts on top.

Step 8

Keep the loaf tin in the preheated oven and bake for 35-40 minutes.

Step 9

Take the tin out of the oven and let it cool down to room temperature. Slice, arrange the slices on a serving platter, dust some icing sugar on top and serve.

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