Persian Date Cake

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Toast walnuts in skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Place a few walnut pieces inside each date. Arrange dates, packed next to each other in a flat 9-inch serving dish.
  • In large deep skillet, saute flour in butter over high heat, stirring constantly for about 15 to 20 minutes, toasting until it is golden caramel color.
  • Spread hot dough over dates. Pack and smooth it with back of a spoon.
  • Combine cinnamon, sugar, cardamom and sprinkle evenly over cake. Sprinkle with 1 cup ground pistachios or shredded coconut all over. Cool.
  • Cut into small square pieces. Arrange on serving platter or on plate in which it was made.
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