Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.
Soak the deseeded chopped dates in hot milk.
Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then slowly add the eggs ,coffee powder,and vanilla extract.
Sift in the flour, baking powder,into the batter.
Combine all together.
Add the dates and walnuts;mix them together until it forms a homogenous mixture
Pour the cake batter into the tin and bake for about 60 mins until a skewer comes out clean.
Cool in the tin for 5 mins, then remove to a wire rack.
Now our Date cake / Date walnut cake is ready.Enjoy the delicious Dates walnut cake :)