Monday, July 16, 2007

Braidat altamr wal aljoz(Dates and Walnut Quick Bread)

Recipe by:zainab

Becke from Colombus Foddie has unveiled the new theme for breadbakingday #02 - bread with fruit. More information about how to participate, deadline etc. you'll find here.

1 cup white flour.
3\4 teaspoon baking powder.
1\4 teaspoon baking soda.
1\2 teaspoon ground cardamom.
3\4 cup dried dates.
1\3 cup hot water.
1\2 cup butter.
1\2 cup brown sugar.
1 teaspoon vanilla.
4 eggs.
1 teaspoon salt.
1 cup Chopped walnut.
1/2 cup fresh dates, chopped. (Optional)
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds.

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2) In a small bowel mix together:1\3 cup hot boiling water + 3\4 cup dried dates. (let it cool before use it).

3)In the bowl of an electric mixer cream together butter and sugars for 2 minutes. Add eggs mixing well, Reduce speed to low and add dates mix, dry ingredients, vanilla, fresh dates and Chopped walnut; mix until well combined.

4) Pour the batter into the prepared (9 inch pan), and smooth the top. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.


Garrett said...

Now this is an inspiring recipe! I have all sorts of cupcake ideas from this! Thanks so much!!!

Arabic Bites said...

thank you for your comment.

kaouther said...

thanks for your wonderful blog! looking forward to see more delightful recipies!

Arabic Bites said...

Thank you Kaouther for your comment.

umita said...

Hi! your recipes are really delicious! congratulations i´m eager to try one!
Please could you tell me how much 1 cup is in grams!? it would help a lot. Thanx!

Arabic Bites said...

Hello umita,
Thank you for your comment.
you can use this link to Convert Cooking Units Instantly.
I hope that help.If you still have questions feel free to ask me.

zorra said...

I love you pics!

Arabic Bites said...

Thank you zorra,
you should try making them!


Rosie said...

I just made this and it is absolutely delicious! Very sweet from the dates. I added a little bit of cinnamon for an extra kick too. Thanks!

Arabic Bites said...

Glad that the recipe work well for you :)
Keep visiting.

zainab :)

Naila said...

hi..uhmm wats the difference between fresh dates n dried dates?? we got only packed dates here :(
wud that be fine to use? to boil with water?

Naila said...

Also about how much gram is 3/4 cup dried dates?

Arabic Bites said...

Fresh dates as shown in the picture & it's optional.
Dried dates:dried over ripped fresh dates.
& yes the recipe call for dried dates.
3/4 cup dried dates i think = 171 grams
Hope this help.

zainab :D

rajjesh said...

h'llo arabic bites.

i'am rajj from india you've got a superb seem to be super cook.i'am a chef myself and will be creating my blog shortly.and i'am surely goin to try your receipes.iam sure they are gonna be good.

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