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Choco Date Pie

Choco Date Pie

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 50

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 01

    For pastry dough:- Sieve together flour, semolina, salt, sugar and baking powder.

  • 02

    Rub melted butter into flour till the mixture are bread crumbs.

  • 03

    Add rose water and mix well. Add enough cold water to bind to a stiff dough and knead till smooth.

  • 04

    Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes.

  • 05

    For filling:- Heat butter in a non stick pan add dates and fry for a few minutes. Add coconut and mix well

  • 06

    Add milk and rose water and cook till the mixture is soft paste.

  • 07

    Mix grated chocolate, dry fruits, salt, all powderd. Keep asode.

  • 08

    Divide the pastry dough into 2 parts.

  • 09

    Take one part of the dough and roll out into a round shape to cover the bottom of a 20 cm pie dish.

  • 10

    Spread the date chco mixture.

  • 11

    Roll out the remaining pastry to cover the pie and flatten the edges.

  • 12

    Make two cuts in the centre for the steam to escape.

  • 13

    Brush with milk and bake in moderately hot oven till golden and firm.

  • 14

    Cool and sprinkle a little castor sugar.

  • 15

    Slice and serve with vanila icecream.

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