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Dates K'aak with Nutella®

K’aak is one of our favourite desserts for National Day, so we’ve created this Nutella-infused recipe to end your National Day perfectly.

45 min
Dates K'aak


For the Dough
  • 3 Cups All purpose flour

  • 1/2 Teaspoon cardamom

  • 1 Teaspoons Anise seeds

  • 3/4 cup Vegetable oil

  • 3 Teaspoons Sugar

  • 1 Teaspoon Instant Yeast

  • 1/2 Cup Warm water

For the date filling
  • 500g Date paste or 500g pitted dates

  • 1 Tablespoon Ghee

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Anise seeds

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon powder

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cardamom powder

  • 120g Nutella (15g per serving)

nutella – an ingredient to prepare this delicious recipe

To prepare this delicious recipe, 15g of Nutella® per person is enough to enjoy!


  1. STEP 1

    For the filling combine date paste, oil, anise seeds, cinnamon and nutmeg together. If using pitted dates place all ingredients in a blender and mix to combine. Roll into teaspoon size balls

  2. STEP 2

    For the dough: combine the flour, cardamom and anise seeds. Add the oil and use your fingertips to rub into the flour.

  3. Dissolve the sugar and yeast in the water, combine with the flour mix gently with the back of a knife til it forms a dough

  4. Divide the dough into tablespoon size balls

  5. Using your hands roll the dough into a rope, then using a rolling pin flatten dough

  6. Add date filling along the center of the dough and gently pull the dough together around the filling

  7. Shape into circles and seal the edges

  8. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 220degrees c til golden , approximately 20 mins

  9. Allow to cool and decorate with Nutella        

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Sustainable palm oil in Nutella
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Our palm oil is 100% RSPO certified sustainable and traceable and we are committed to no deforestation.

Sustainable cocoa in Nutella
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All the cocoa we buy comes from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

Upcycling Nutella jar
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Uhm, while preparing this recipe did you finish your Nutella® jar? You can upcycle it!

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