Figs, Dates & Honey Loaf

Figs, Dates and Honey loaf

Figs, Dates & Honey Loaf
Recipe source: Friday Magazine

1 cup all-purpose flour
½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
4 -5 tbsp chopped figs
4-5 tbsp chopped dates
4-5 tbsp nuts (optional)
1 tbsp butter
1 egg lightly beaten
½ cup water
6 tbsp honey
¼ tsp cinnamon, nutmeg powder
¼ tsp salt

Whisk flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg powder in a bowl and keep aside.
In a pan add figs, dates, butter, water, honey and baking soda and bring to a boil and let it cool.
Add beaten egg and whisk to combine.
Add flour and combine.
Add nuts if using and pour into a greased baking pan.
Bake in preheated oven at 160 degree Celsius and bake for 25-30 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Cool the cake before slicing.

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Figs & Nuts Roll

Fig & Nuts Roll

Figs & Nuts roll

5 soft figs
Handful of dates
¼ cup cashewnuts
¼ cup almonds
2 tbsp sunflower seeds (optional)

Place figs and dates in a grinder bowl and pulse a few times to get a coarse paste.
Add cashewnuts and almonds and pulse till the nuts are chopped to small pieces.(a few big pieces should remain).
Take out in a bowl and add sunflower seeds and mix with your hands.
Use a piece of butter paper to roll into a long log. Roll in grated coconut or roasted sesame seeds if you wish. Cut into ¼” slices and serve.
Store in refrigerator.

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