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Dates And Sunflower Seed Cake Recipe
by Navaneetham Krishnan

Dates And Sunflower Seed Cake

just the right amount of sweetness alongside with sunflower seeds for its goodness, nutty and crunchy bites.

Rating: 4/5
Avg. 4/5 1 vote
Prep time: Malaysia Malaysian
Cook time: Servings: 5 person

Goes Well With: its a dessert


  • 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.