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Date Cakes

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These date cakes are fabulous ! Dig into a chunk of this delicious date and walnut cakes anytime and tell me if you like it ! Your suggestions for this Date Cakes are welcome !
  Pitted dates 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lard 1 Tablespoon
  Glutinous rice flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Blanched walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon

Wash the dates, bring to a boil in 1 cup of water and simmer for about 20 minutes or till the water is all evaporated.
Skin the dates and pass through a sieve.
Add the lard and the glutinous flour and knead well.
Roll out into a long roll about 1 inch in diameter and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
Flatten these pieces out thin.
Saute the sesame seeds in a little oil for about 2 seconds, add the walnuts and sugar and toss for another 2 seconds.
Put a tea spoon of this mixture on each piece of dough and shape into a ball.
Roll balls lightly in flour and place on a square of waxed paper, seam side down.
Steam for 15 minutes and serve very hot.
Will make about 20 small cookies.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2400 Calories from Fat 480

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.5%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.2 mg4.7%

Sodium 8.7 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 465 g155.2%

Dietary Fiber 29.3 g117.1%

Sugars 259.3 g

Protein 31 g62.3%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 31.4% Iron 37.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Date Cakes Recipe