Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Dates Delight - Eggless Butterless Whole Wheat Dates Cake


Ingredients:
  • Whole wheat flour: 1 cup
  • Granulated sugar : ¾ cup
  • Black dates : 18
  • Milk : ¾ cup
  • Veg oil : ½ cup
  • Baking soda : 1 Tsp
  • Chopped nuts : 1 Tbsp

Soak the de-seeded dates in little milk for 15 mins. Add vegetable oil, sugar and rest of the milk into a mixing bowl and stir till the sugar melts. Keep it aside. Then sieve together the whole wheat flour and baking soda twice. Grind the soaked dates into a fine paste and pour it into the wet ingredients. Then slowly add the flour into dates and combine well. Finally add the chopped nuts and stir. Transfer the batter into a greased pan and bake it for 35 to 40 mins at 176° C. 

Note: The recipe given above is for a full recipe. While baking, I halved the recipe and baked in a 6 inch round cake pan. You can reduce the quantity of the sugar depending upon the sweetness of the dates.

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10 comments:

  1. This cake looks lovely & the texture is great!

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  2. absolutely love the texture of the cake... slightly confused... the quantity given above is for a 6 inch cake, isn't it?

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  3. Very delicious and perfect dates cake

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  4. Loved the composition of the dates cake. Excellent pics as well.
    Deepa

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  5. Wow that looks absolutely delicious and rich with the dates that goes into it

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  6. Hi Rafeeda,
    the recipe given above is for a full recipe. I halved it while baking.

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  7. woww.. perfectly baked cake.. looks so delicious.. love the texture :)

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  8. Wow, I baked this cake today. I was amazed at how wonderful it turned out, very moist and absolutely tasty. I added a few raisins and it seemed like that was a good addition as my 7 year old ate it and asked it to be her snack for tomorrow at school..........thank you. I will surely be making it soon as my husband is allergic to eggs and he loves cakes and this was just perfect. Great addition........... thank you.

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