Crunchy dates with honey and sesame seeds recipe

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  • Serves 12
  • 10mins to prepare and 25-30mins to cook
  • 253 calories / serving
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Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan) / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.

Working quickly, wrap the dates with the shredded pastry. Brush with the melted butter and arrange on baking trays lined with nonstick baking paper.

Saturate the wrapped dates with the honey, then sprinkle them with the sesame seeds so that they stick to the dates. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the pastry is golden brown in colour all over.

Remove from the oven and let them cool on wire racks before serving on plates.

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  • Ingredients

  • 250g (9oz) filo pastry, kept under a damp cloth
  • 110g (4oz) unsalted butter, melted
  • 12 large Medjool dates, stoned
  • 175ml (6fl.oz) honey, warmed
  • 55g (2oz) sesame seeds
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  • Energy 1060kj 253kcal 13%
  • Fat 10.9g 16%
  • Saturates 5g 25%
  • Sugars 21.9g 24%
  • Salt 0.1g 2%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 35.3g Protein 3.3g Fibre 1.7g


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