Iranian Date Fruit Cake

Iranian Date fruit is a worth and useful fruit. This fruit is rich of high nutrients, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, fibers, proteins, enzymes, acids and etc. Date fruit  Contains  at least 15 minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc and etc.23 types of amino acids, vitamins, carbohydrates, protein, 14 types of fatty acids, dietary fiber and a lot more, these sweet little fruits are a nutritional powerhouse. This delicious fruit has too much benefit for us like cure or help and reduce some diseases like Cancer, cardiovascular, digestive, diabetes and it also be useful for pregnancy women, embryo, anemia illness and etc.

Maybe these're reasons why people are encouraged to make various products of this fruit.

There are delicious desserts and full of benefits among people. I want to mention one of them for you:


  • 3 cups pitted dates
  • 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • Dough
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1⁄2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄2 cups  powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1 cup pistachios, ground unsalted or 1 cup coconut, shredded


  • Toast walnuts in skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Place a few walnut pieces inside each date. Arrange dates, packed next to each other in a flat 9-inch serving dish.
  • In large deep skillet, sauté flour in butter over high heat, stirring constantly for about 15 to 20 minutes, toasting until it is golden caramel color.
  • Spread hot dough over dates. Pack and smooth it with back of a spoon.
  • Combine cinnamon, sugar, cardamom and sprinkle evenly over cake. Sprinkle with 1 cup ground pistachios or shredded coconut all over. Cool.
  • Cut into small square pieces. Arrange on serving platter or on plate in which it was made.


Iranian Date Fruit Cake