Ingredients

How to make it

  • Grease a 23cm spring form tin. Line the base and side with baking paper.
  • Combine dates and water in a saucepan; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Strain the dates and cool.
  • Preheat oven to 160C / 350 F. Beat cheese in a large bowl until smooth, add egg and beat. Add sugar and molasses and beat until combined. Add spices and beat again. Fold in dates. Pour mixture into tin. Sprinkle with almonds and sugar cinnamon mixture . Bake about 1 hour, or until firm. Cool in oven with door ajar. Top with caramel sauce if you desire.
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    " It was excellent "
    debwin ate it and said...
    My husband loves sticky date pudding...I will have to give this one a try.
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    I'm so making this tomorrow for the company that is coming. I have the dates and all the ingredients and don't have to do any extra shopping. I'm sure this will be a hit. Thanks, for another wonderful post. Ahmed, you are so talented. The Archbishop and his wife will be so impressed.
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    " It was excellent "
    grandmommy ate it and said...
    NEVER heard of dates in a cheesecake but I love dates and I trust you on this. Sounds delish. 555555
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    " It was excellent "
    berry ate it and said...
    Wow... wow.... this is fantastic, I never heard about this wonderful combination.... I love almonds and dates!!! so... you will finish my fives !
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    " It was excellent "
    liezel ate it and said...
    Your recipe is awesome. I hope you know that you are a real artist in cooking. Your presentation is excellent and the photos is out of this world. Another great one. Thanks for sharing!
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    This is an excelent recipe, I always asociate dates with Autumn and Winter and this is a new cake we can enjoy, got my 5 of course!
    Thank you Ahmed!!!!!!
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  • michelle73 6 years ago
    Just when I think you can't do any better, you come out with another one! I love dates and I never would have dreamed of making a cheesecake out of them! Fantastic Ahmed and great pictures too!
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  • lollya 6 years ago
    Oh dear. you make a GF girls heart sing. i love dates and cheesecake, how wondrous. thank you! thank you! thank you! i will be making this for sure!
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    " It was excellent "
    iffyo ate it and said...
    WOW!WOW!WOW!
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  • jett2whit 6 years ago
    You always have such great photos! My daughter has to show me how to take pictures and put on the computer. This one sounds great! Keep up the great posts...Jett
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    " It was excellent "
    zanna ate it and said...
    Almonds,dates, and cheese I could eat the whole cake.Great post or should I say BAD POST for me lol.At least its all good for you...not like the junk you buy at the stores.You have a great day.THANKS,Happy cooking:)
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    " It was excellent "
    chriesi ate it and said...
    Mmm that is simply fantastic. I wanted to bake these days something with dates, well now I know what. Thanks for this great post.
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    hi Ahmed
    thanks for another unusual recipe love dates always have them in my home,my kids love to snack on them!!never tried them in a cheesecake though...will definitely try it
    have yourself and your family a blessed day!!!
    Mumtaz
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  • kristopher 6 years ago
    This is just spectacular. Awesome post.
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  • samboli 6 years ago
    yumm dates AND cheesecake?? very nice!! thxx
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    That looks so beauriful, my friend and smells good too...LOL! I love dates and love the flavors in this. Thank you so much! Joymarie
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