Super Moist Low Fat Date & Walnut Cake - Australian School of Meditation & Yoga | ASMY

Super Moist Low Fat Date & Walnut Cake

Recipe -- Super Moist Low Fat Date & Walnut Cake


If you love dates, this is the cake for you. It has the super moist consistency of sweet tasty dates and the crunch of fresh walnuts. It is very quick and easy to prepare, healthy and low fat, so you can eat with a clear conscience.


  • 1 cup chopped dried dates
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup roughly chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ¾ cup oat bran (or wheat bran)
  • 1 ¼ cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda


Combine dates and golden syrup in a large bowl

Add the water and stand for approx. 15 minutes

Add sugar, oat bran or wheat bran, flour, soda and walnuts

Stir well until combined

Spread mixture into a greased 14cm x 21cm loaf pan

Bake in a moderate oven for approx. 50 minutes until cooked through (test with a knife or skewer, if it comes out clean, it is cooked)

Stand for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool