Dates cake – one of the best!!!

I think I was the only person left out in the blogging world to try out this cake. And now I know why it is so popular. It is certainly one of the best cakes I have tasted. It is so easy to make made almost with scratch, yet healthy. It involves just a little oil and that too can be avoided as Shilpa of Aayis recipe who was the first to make this one says.And the other thing is , the recipe requires only baking soda and is eggless. First I was a bit apprehensive, whether the cake will rise properly. Anyway , I decided to go ahead with the same recipe. And yes indeed, the cake rose so well and was very spongy and moist. I was amazed and yes, I am going to make the cake again. A winner recipe…Thanks to shilpa. I made it for snacks party and was a instant hit.

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Dates cake - one of the best!!! Yum
Course dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak the dates in warm milk overnight. Remove the seeds. Add sugar and grind them into a smooth paste. Add the oil and mix well. Sieve flour and baking soda. Add the flour , 1tbspn at a time and keep mixing. Add the nuts and mix. Bake this in a preheated oven at 180c for 35 minutes. A very " Happy and Prosperous Deepavali" to all blogger friends and the readers of Creative Saga.
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18 thoughts on “Dates cake – one of the best!!!”

  1. In past one week,I have started hearing more abt shilpas dates cake(after my dates halwa post)…i even shud try soon..looks very yummy Baking QUeen…

  2. My first time here.

    u were not the only one left to make this cake. I have not either and this is the first time i came across it. Looks lovely. I think I have to make this soon.

    thanks for sharing. happy diwali!

  3. Hi Sowmya,

    I have just been through your site and loved the look of the Date Cake. I am planning to make it this weekend. One query please. The dates have to be soaked on warm milk overnight. Do we have to keep the soaked dates in the fridge or outside the whole night. Pls reply.
    Vanessa

  4. Hi Vanessa,
    Thanks for visiting..Keep the soaked dates outside overnight..the purpose is to soften them…they absorb the milk and swell making them easy to be ground to a smooth paste..
    sowmya

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