• Dates And Sunflower Seed Cake

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    Dates And Sunflower Seed Cake
    Prep: 40 min Cook: 40 min Servings: 5
    by Navaneetham Krishnan
    370 recipes
    just the right amount of sweetness alongside with sunflower seeds for its goodness, nutty and crunchy bites.


    • 110g dates - remove seeds and chopped
    • 30g roasted sunflower seeds
    • 3 eggs - separate the yolks and the whites
    • 130g butter
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 2 cups + 3 tbsp all purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence


    1. Rub dates with the 3 tbsp of flour to prevent it from sticking together.
    2. Keep aside.
    3. Beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
    4. Add eggs; one at a time and essence and continue beating.
    5. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda and baking powder.
    6. Alternately, fold flour mixture and milk into the beaten ingredients until smooth.
    7. Beat egg whites to a soft peak.
    8. Gently fold in cake mixture alongside with dates and and
    9. sunflower seeds.
    10. Pour/tip mixture into a greased baking pan.
    11. Bake at 175c for 40 mins or until the cake is done.
    12. Remove from oven.

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