Dates are a pretty important part of an Iftar! And by important, we mean absolutely essential. Not only is it sunnah to break your fast with dates, its also an absolute necessity if you want to catch up on the lost energy from fasting during the day. Not many people like to eat dates though, but this is your chance to make a date platter that everyone will love. Here are 3 ways of revamping your dates that will be a guaranteed success on Iftar parties!

Nutella coated dates


  • Dates- As required
  • Toothpicks
  • Nutella
  • Sprinkles of your choice


  • De-pit the dates
  • Put one date on one toothpick each
  • Dip in Nutella (generously)
  • Coat with sprinkles

Dates with Walnuts, Cashew & Cream


  • Dates- As required
  • Walnuts
  • Cashew Nuts
  • Cream


  • De- pit the dates
  • Fill the date with walnut and cashews
  • Add cream to the stuffing

 Dates with Khoya and Coconut


  • Dates- as required
  • Coconut- shredded
  • Khoya- cut into small pieces


  • De-pit the dates
  • Stuff dates with khoya pieces
  • Top with coconut

Here you go. Now you have three ways to amp up the dates on your iftar table!

Madiha Hamid

Chefling-in-Chief Founder Chefling Tales. A foodie that loves to travel and explore different flavors of Pakistan and the world. She loves to cook recipes that are different , yet simple. She wants people to know and understand the beauty of Pakistani Regional Cuisines @madihamid