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Chocolate-Date Log

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Recipe

 

Yield

1 log

Prep

15 min

Cook

1 hrs

Ready

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
1 pound dates
pitted
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cup walnuts
coarsely chopped
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¼ cup candied cherries
red, chopped
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5 Pieces crystallized ginger (candied)
finely chopped
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2 tablespoons sugar
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4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet squares, null, null
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1 cup walnuts
chopped
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
453.6 g dates
pitted
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158 ml walnuts
coarsely chopped
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59 ml candied cherries
red, chopped
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5 Pieces crystallized ginger (candied)
finely chopped
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3E+1 ml sugar
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115.6 ml/g semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet squares, null, null
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237 ml walnuts
chopped
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Directions

  1. Grind dates through finest blade of meat grinder, or chop very fine in blender or food processor.

  2. Combine dates, ⅔ cup nuts, the candied cherries and ginger. Turn out on breadboard sprinkled with sugar.

Knead with hands to blend thoroughly.

  1. Form into a roll, 2" thick and about 9" long. Wrap in waxed paper; refrigerate at least 1 hour before coating with chocolate.

  2. In top of double boiler, melt chocolate over hot, not boiling, water.

Pour over date roll, spreading to coat evenly all over.

Roll in chopped walnuts.

Refrigerate until chocolate is hard.

  1. To serve, cut into thin slices. Makes 1 log, about 1 ¾ lbs.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 193g (6.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 76644% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 58%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 37%
Dietary Fiber 14g 55%
Sugars g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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