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Quality Street Khajoor Cake

Perfect for Iftar, this cake is rich with dates that restore energy after a day of fasting. The chocolates add a wonderful depth and flavour to this cake!

Prep time: 15 mins.
Cook time: 30 mins.
Total time: 45 mins.
Servings: 10

What you need

Ingredients

300g Pitted dates, chopped
1 cup (250 ml) Boiling water
1 cup All-purpose flour
¾ cup Loosely packed dark brown sugar
1 teaspoonBaking powder
1 teaspoon dried ground ginger
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon ground cardamom (Elaichi)
Pinch of salt
¼ cup Butter, melted
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla essence
12 Quality Street Crème candies

How to prepare

Instructions

1

Combine dates and boiling water in small bowl. Allow to soften for 15 min. Drain dates, reserving 1/2 cup of the soaking water.

2

Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.

3

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ground ginger, ground cardamom and salt in large mixing bowl.

4

Combine soaked dates, 1/2 cup soaking water, butter, eggs, and vanilla in the jar of a blender. Blend till almost smooth.

5

Combine date mixture with flour mixture, folding it in gently until just combined. Do not over mix.

6

Transfer to prepared baking pan and top evenly with the Quality Street Crème candies.
(Candies will sink into cake)

7

Bake for about 30 min or until cake tester inserted into cake comes out clean.

8

Cool 15 min, then slice and serve.

Tips

INGREDIENT DISCLAIMER

We prioritize transparency to meet the needs of our diverse consumers and provide ingredient details about Nestlé products used in our recipes. Quality Street sweets are halal suitable and don’t contain alcohol or porcine animal sources – dairy ingredients are from cow’s milk.

SERVING SUGGESTION

Enjoy this cake with a cup of tea or coffee!

GARNISH

Dust the top of the cake lightly with icing sugar and scatter some chopped Quality Street candies over top

MIX IT UP

For a deep caramel flavour, use only Quality Street chocolate coated caramels

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