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Dates Cake recipe, how to make simple dates cake. Jammed with dates, this cake will be a delight to bake. This recipes calls for boiling the dates before mixing in. And small chunks of cut dates gives that crunchy flavor that will leave you asking for more.
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Dates Cake recipe, how to make simple date cake

Dates Cake recipe, how to make simple date cake. Jammed with dates, this cake will be a delight to bake. This recipes calls for boiling the dates before mixing in. And small chunks of cut dates gives that crunchy flavor that will leave you asking for more.
Course Dessert
Cuisine International
Author Fa's Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dates (I used 18 - 19 dates)
  • 6 dates roughly chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 tbsp butter room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1.5 cup all purpose flour / maida
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

Instructions

  • Boil 1 cup dates with 1 cup water till the dates are soft and pulpy about 2 - 3 minutes. Blend into a smooth paste. Set aside to cool down completely.
  • Beat together butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat till creamy.
  • Add in the dates paste and mix well.
  • Sift together baking powder, baking soda with all purpose flour.
  • Add this flour to the dates batter little by little. Gently fold in with a spatula.
  • Mix in the vanilla essence and the chopped dates. Transfer this batter to a greased cake pan
  • Bake in a preheated oven of 180 C for about 40 to 50 minutes till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Serve warm over tea or with a glass of milk.