Whalnuts and dates Cake

Whalnuts and dates make a great combination in addition to the nutritional values that they have . And they are one of the best options in you want to cut on the sugar and add a little crunch to your next cake , so give it a try and i promise you ; you will love it .

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Ingredients

For the cake :

  • 3 eggs
  • 90 gr sugar
  • 150 gr greek yogurt
  • 50 gr melted butter
  • 85 gr whalnuts
  • 200 gr flour
  • 70 gr pitted dates
  • 1 tsp baking pouder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the Salted butter Caramel :

  • 160 gr sugar
  • 50 gr of salted butter
  • 120 gr of liquid heavy cream

Preparation

  1. First, whisk the eggs , sugar and the vanilla extract until it doubles in size.
  2. Then sift your dry igredients in a seperate bowl , and mix your chopped whalnuts and dates in .
  3. Mix your dry ingredient with the eggs mixtures then add the melted butter at the end with a pinch of salt
  4. bake your cake in a 20 cm kouglof baking pan for 30~35 min until it's passes the dry tooth pic test .

Salted butter Caramel Preparation :

  1. Start by melting your sugar in a pan on medium to low heat without stirring it a lot to keep the sugar from cristalizing .
  2. At the same time heat your cream without bringing it to boil .
  3. When all of the sugar melt and turns into a light golden colour add slowly the hot cream then the butter , and be careful the sugar is so hot at this point .
  4. Set your caramel a side from the stove and add w generous pinch of sea salt or half a tea spoon if your butter is not salted .

PS: the Caramel can be stored in the fridge for 4 to 6 weeks .

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And Voilà ...