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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Gingery-Dates Pie

This Dates Delight is sure to get U appreciation from one and all.This aromatic and Ginger-spiked Dates makes it an excellent Filling for the pie.This serves 3-4 nos.Can be done in 15 mins time.U can brush it with 1 tsp butter and serve it warm or chilled anytime.Enjoy Dates Pie anytime. BonAppetit!.

Gingery-Dates Pie
1/2 cup refined flour
2 tbsp butter
a pinch of baking powder
2 tsp powdered sugar
water to make enough dough

For the Pie Filling:
6 dates - deseeded and chopped
30 gms sugar
1/2 tsp ginger paste
2 tbsp honey
1 or 2 tbsp butter
1.Preheat the oven to 360 F or 190 C.
2.Sift the flour and baking powder.Add to it the butter and sugar.Using fingers,rub the mixture to get a crumbled texture.
3.Add few tbsps water and form into a smooth dough.Do not knead the dough but cover with a damp cloth and chill for 30 mins.
4.Microwave Dates for a min on high.Take this out and crush little.Mix it with butter,sugar and honey for few secs. Then add ginger paste and mix well.(luv this Gingery-Dates Filling).Microwave this for 3 more mins on High. Take it out and mix well.
5.On a flat-surface,roll the dough into big round of 1/4 cm thickness.Using pastry cutter,cut it out into 2 layers in the shape of a baking dish.Now line the dish with with 1 layer and then stuff with Step 4 Dates filling.Cover it with another layer with a hole in the midle and press the sides so that it gets sealed.
6.Place the Dates Pie in a baking tray.
7.Bake it for 10 - 13 mins at 190 C Convection mode. Leave it for 10 mins and take it out.
8.Sprinkle 2 tsp castor sugar on top or brush it with 1 tsp butter and serve it warm or chilled anytime.

Submitting this post to Radhika's Diwali Special Sweets Event

Submitting  this post to 100 Day Global Food Festival hosted by Sizzling Tastebuds.

and and 'Bake Fest' Event hosted by Vardhini's Zesty Palette
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Priya Suresh said...

Wow pie looks super tempting and flavourful..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Simply mouthwatering and inviting pie dear. Excellent preparation dear.

Hamaree Rasoi

Julie said...

lovely preparation n mouthwatering recipe..

Jehanne said...

looks delicious, I love pies and never tried a date version, this shall be bookmarked:-)

Aakash Kokz said...

Good Morning,

This looks quite delicious. Haven't tasted it before but would really love to. This shouldn't take more than an hour I guess, right? Its amazing, thanks for sharing the wonderful recipe with everyone .. :-)


Aakash Kokz

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Vardhini said...

Awesome .. love the ginger flavor. Thx for linking it to the event.

Event: Bake Fest
Event: Dish it Out - Soy and Tomatoes