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Medjool dates

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Muffins with Walnuts and Coffee Soaked Dates

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Chocolate-Date Cake with Chocolate Sticky Toffee Glaze

Ingredients
  • 1/2 stick (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 2/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 15 ounces whole Medjool dates (about 22), pitted, plus 4 more, pitted and halved lengthwise, for garnish
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons brandy
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons strong-brewed coffee
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate (preferably at least 61 percent cacao), finely chopped
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons brandy
  • 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 3/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate (preferably at least 61 percent cacao), coarsely chopped
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White Cake with Mincemeat Filling and Glaceed Fruit

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for pans
  • Glaceed fruit, such as Glaceed Figs, or apricots and clementines, for decorating
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 medium baking apples, such as Rome or Cortland, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 3 ounces dried apricots, preferably California, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1/3 cup)
  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
  • 3 ounces dried figs, preferably Calimyrna, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1/3 cup)
  • 3 ounces golden raisins (3/4 cup)
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use
  • 3 1/2 ounces Medjool dates, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch dice (about 1/3 cup)
  • 3 1/2 ounces dried currants (3/4 cup)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 8 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 ounces candied lemon peel, cut into 1/4-inch dice (5 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 ounce candied orange peel, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1/4 cup)
  • 3/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 3/4 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 4 teaspoons fresh orange juice (from 1 orange)
  • 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of ground cardamom
  • 1/4 cup Cognac
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Goat-Cheese-Stuffed Dates Recipe

Other Ideas:
Appetizers, Goat cheese
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Sticky Toffee Pudding with Toffee Sauce

Time:1 hour 25 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for dish
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dish
  • 1 cup lightly packed dark-brown sugar
  • 8 ounces Medjool dates, pitted and coarsely chopped (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup scalding-hot strong brewed coffee
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup lightly packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
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Stuffed Dates with Clementines

Time:25 mins
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Apple-Date Betty

Time:1 hour 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 5 slices country white sandwich bread, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 6 tablespoons apple cider, divided
  • 5 Granny Smith apples (2 1/2 pounds total), peeled, cored, and cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup chopped dates, preferably Medjool (4 ounces)
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Heavy cream, for serving
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Date Triangles

Other Ideas:
Almonds, Dessert, Sweet pastries
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 orange (to yield 1 tablespoon zest and 2 tablespoons juice)
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), in small pieces
  • 2 teaspoons orange-flower water (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons ice water
  • 3/4 cup dates, preferably Medjool, pitted
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
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