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Fabulous Date Bars

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  Soy oil 80 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Honey 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Blackstrap molasses 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Finely grated lemon rind/Orange rind / both 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Pitted dates 250 Milliliter, chopped (1 Cup)
  Rolled oats 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Whole wheat flour 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Wheat germ 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Brewer's yeast 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cardamom 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 150 Milliliter (2/3 Cup)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 125 Milliliter, chopped (1/2 Cup)
  Sunflower seeds 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)

1. Lightly grease a 15-inch X 10-inch baking pan with oil.
2. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C.)

3. In a large mixing bowl, combine first 4 ingredients and beat well until blended.
4. Stir in next 3 ingredients.
5. In a medium bowl, combine dry ingredients except baking soda.
6. In a cup, dissolve baking soda into measured buttermilk.
7. Stir the dry ingredients in batches, into the oil -egg mixture, alternating with buttermilk, whisking until a well blended batter is formed.
8. Turn and spread batter in oiled baking pan.
9. Top with walnuts and raw sunflower seeds sprinkled over the batter and lightly pressed with back of spoon.
10. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until firm and golden.
11. Remove from oven and let cool in pan.

12. Cut into bars, squares or diamonds and serve at tea time or wrap in plastic wrap and carry as a nutri bar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4850 Calories from Fat 1984

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 234 g359.7%

Saturated Fat 29.7 g148.3%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 2238 mg93.2%

Total Carbohydrates 596 g198.7%

Dietary Fiber 101.4 g405.5%

Sugars 207.6 g

Protein 147 g293.5%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 18.1%

Calcium 57.4% Iron 246.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fabulous Date Bars Recipe