DATE SHAKE & DATE TRUFFLES

28 Jul

DATE SHAKE

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The date shake is a milkshake primarily flavored with dates. It became one of the iconic symbols of Palm Springs and surrounding desert. – wikipedia.
According to California legend, the date shake was invented in the 1930s by a California date farmer.

The date shakes are filling, delicious, and full of calories! This is a shake you eat more than you drink as the shake is very thick.

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Prep time:10 min

Ingredients:-

  • 1 full cup (10-12)pitted,chopped dates
  •  1 full cup milk
  • 2 scoops of vanilla icefream
  • whipping cream for garnish (optional)

METHOD:-

In a blender, process  the dates and 1/2 cup milk at high speed until smooth. Add remaining  milk and vanilla ice cream; blending at low speed until well mixed.
Pour into a tall, chilled glass, top with whipped cream, and serve immediately.
If you are feeling a little adventurous try banana, nutmeg, or even cinnamon in your shake for a style all your own.

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   DATE AND DRY FRUIT TRUFFLES

This is a easy recipie made with left over dates you have for ramzan,bakrid or christmas. Many of you would have made or eaten it sometime.

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Far healthier than almost any energy bar that you can buy in a store, these sugar free balls are full of vitamins, minerals, and natural compounds that are perfect for providing a quick boost of energy.Because these energy balls are made out of fiber-rich whole foods, eating just one or two can be surprisingly filling.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Makes 15 truffles

Ingredients:

  • Pitted dates- 2 cup
  •  almonds/ cashews/hazelnuts/walnuts – 2 cups
  • Cinnamon powder- 1 tsp
  • Cardamom powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Dessicated coconut- to roll the balls

Method:

Steam the dates in a steamer for 10 minutes. Mash it with a masher or fork while they are still warm. Roast the dry fruits for about 3 to 4 minutes. In a food processor combine all the ingredients except dessicated coconut and pulse it to smooth.Make lemon size balls out of the mixture and roll each of them in the dessicated coconut powder.

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you may also like   DATE AND COCONUT CAKEROSE MILK , CHOCOLATE BANANA MILKSHAKE , PEACH MILKSHAKE ,

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