Choco Date Pie

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Choco Date Pie


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 6
  • For pastry:-2cups flour

  • 2tbsp semolina

  • 1cup melted butter

  • 1tbsp powder sugar

  • 1tbsp rose water

  • 1tsp salt

  • 1tsp baking powder

  • For filling:- 1cup dates, stoned and minced

  • 1/4cup dry desiccated coconut

  • 1/4 cup grated chocolate

  • 4tbsp mix nuts- rasins, black currants, cashewnuts, walnuts, hazel nuts

  • 2tbsp almonds blanched and sliced

  • 3tbsp milk

  • 2tbsp butter

  • 1/2tsp each of cardamom, cinnamon, and nutmeg powdered


  • For pastry dough:- Sieve together flour, semolina, salt, sugar and baking powder.
  • Rub melted butter into flour till the mixture are bread crumbs.
  • Add rose water and mix well. Add enough cold water to bind to a stiff dough and knead till smooth.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • For filling:- Heat butter in a non stick pan add dates and fry for a few minutes. Add coconut and mix well
  • Add milk and rose water and cook till the mixture is soft paste.
  • Mix grated chocolate, dry fruits, salt, all powderd. Keep asode.
  • Divide the pastry dough into 2 parts.
  • Take one part of the dough and roll out into a round shape to cover the bottom of a 20 cm pie dish.
  • Spread the date chco mixture.
  • Roll out the remaining pastry to cover the pie and flatten the edges.
  • Make two cuts in the centre for the steam to escape.
  • Brush with milk and bake in moderately hot oven till golden and firm.
  • Cool and sprinkle a little castor sugar.
  • Slice and serve with vanila icecream.