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Food for the Gods

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Filipino


This baked desert called Food for the Gods is made out of dates and walnuts mixed in a fluffy buttery dough, the texture is simply phenomenal think of it as a cross between a moist butterscotch crossed with crumby cookie.


  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, cubed in room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 pcs eggs
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. In a bowl cream butter using mixer, once texture is fluffy gradually add sugar while mixing.
  2. Add the eggs and continue to mix until even in consistency.
  3. In a separate bowl combine together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture in the mixing bowl and continue mixing.
  4. Add the dates and walnuts and mix in low speed just until everything is evenly distributed.
  5. Place mixture in a baking tray then bake in a 180C preheated oven for 10 minutes, bring down heat to 150C then bake continue to bake for 35-40 more minutes.
  6. Remove from oven then let it cool down prior to serving.