Date-Hazelnut Filling
 
Makes about 1¼ cups
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups (262.5 grams) whole pitted dates
  • ⅓ cup (80 grams) water
  • 2 tablespoons (24 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (2 grams) ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon (2 grams) vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 cup (113 grams) finely chopped hazelnuts
Instructions
  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine dates and ⅓ cup (80 grams) water. Loosely cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  2. Place dates, any remaining water, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, and cardamom in the work bowl of a food processor; process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, and let cool completely. Stir in hazelnuts.
Recipe by Bake from Scratch at https://www.bakefromscratch.com/pumpkin-date-babka/