Lite Chocolate Date Nut Cake

This great chocolaty,coffee-flavored delicious cake comes from lovely Miriam of Israeli Salad. As I have just come back from a beautiful wedding in the family,I thought it was propitious that I saw this recipe today, and I wanted to share it with you, Beautiful People.Enjoy!

Israeli Salad

One chilly evening, ten years ago, I sat in a cafe in Jerusalem with my parents and brand-new husband, taking a quiet night off from sheva brachos celebrations. When the waiter, dressed in crisp black and white, glided over to our table with a tray piled with full dishes. “You do such a good job of balancing all that,” my mother complimented him. The experienced waiter dismissed her praise with a wave of his hand and proceeded to deliver a short speech about the importance of balance in life. These words of wisdom from the waiter still reverberate today.

Throughout life, we are always looking for the balance between the ideal and the real. This site is called Israeli Salad. I love salad. My third post on the the blog was a recipe for my favorite breakfast, the fruity power breakfast bowl. Chopped fruit topped with plain, low-fat yogurt…

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  1. israelisalad says:

    I’m glad you like the recipe, Dolly. I hope your readers do, too. Mazal tov on the wedding.

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Miriam! So far my readers love it.

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  2. foodzesty says:

    Lovely Dolly!!! How are you?

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Sophie! I am great, and I hope you are as well – good top hear from you! 😻

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      1. foodzesty says:

        Hi Dolly good to hear from you…I haven’t seen any posts lately and I was wondering if you were ok…Huge hugs

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      2. Thank you for your concern, darling! First we had a whole bunch of holidays, and then I was traveling – just came back and trying to catch up with work. New posts coming up in a couple of days!

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  3. Megala says:

    Love this beautiful spongy moist cake !

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Megala, on behalf of Miriam!

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Jyoti; I am so glad you like it!

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  4. Thank you for the marvelous, healthy, wholesome cake and the imaginative trip to Israel!!💕👍👍

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    1. Thank you for a lovely comment, darling, but the credit belongs to Miriam whose recipe it is, and who has lots of other great recipes on her site. 😻

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  5. This looks absolutely amazing!! 🙂 I hope you had a great time over there 🙂 ❤

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    1. I certainly did, thank you, dear!

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  6. I was looking for a chocolate cake that would not break my resolutions too badly.. thanks Dolly for suggesting this. xx

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    1. Dear Sally, as we both know, resolutions made to be broken! It is an added bonus, though, when they are broken in a delightful way.
      Thank you for stopping by!

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      1. Hugs right back to you! 😻

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  7. Thanks for the recipe. It’s too tempting to resist.

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    1. Who says you have to resist? Go for it – enjoy!
      Thank you for a lovely comment, dear!

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  8. miakouppa says:

    How I wish I had a piece of this cake right now! Looks so delicious 😉 🙂

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    1. Oh. me too! And the credit goes to Miriam – she is amazing!

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