Apple-Date Torte

Number of Servings: 8 (234g)
Active Time: 25 Minutes
Total Time: 45 Minutes
Apple-Date Torte

Sweetened only with dates, this simple variation on apple pie offers great nutrition alongside the natural sugar. Enjoy a small portion as a treat! For a little creamy goodness, top with a tablespoon or two of vanilla Greek yogurt.


  • 30 dates, pitted (divided)
  • 1 c. warm water (divided)
  • 1 1/2 c. walnuts
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1/2 t. nutmeg
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 4 apples, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8″ tart pan with parchment paper.
  2. Cover 18 dates with half of the warm water and set aside.
  3. Place walnuts in food processor and grind to a fine meal. Add the remaining pitted dates and water and process until dates are blended with the walnuts to form a coarse, sticky meal. Press mixture into tart pan.
  4. Place soaking dates and their liquid in blender along with cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and salt. Blend until smooth.
  5. In a medium bowl, toss apple slices with the date sauce. Layer into crust.
  6. Bake for 30-45 minutes, or until apples are tender when poked with a fork. Sprinkle with extra cinnamon to serve.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 234g

Amount per serving
Calories 445
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.5g 19%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 30%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 70g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 89.1mg 6%
Iron 1.6mg 10%
Potassium 825mg 20%
Vitamin A 9mcg 2%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 4%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin K 5.1mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.5mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 37.9mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 5.3mcg 15%
Chloride 5.3mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.9mg 20%
Phosphorus 142.2mg 10%
Iodine 2mcg 2%
Magnesium 88.6mg 20%
Zinc 1.1mg 10%
Selenium 1.1mcg 2%
Copper 0.7mg 80%
Manganese 1.1mg 50%
Chromium 0.9mcg 2%
Molybdenum 6.5mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Apples, Medjool Dates, Water, Walnuts, Vanilla Extract, Salt, Ground Cinnamon, Nutmeg.

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