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Whole Wheat Date Cake

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Whole Wheat Date Cake
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  • A delightful cake flavored with dates. End your meal with a slice of date cake and dollop of ice cream or savor it as a tea time treat.


  • 25 - 30 dates (khajur) - seedless
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 Tbsp cashew nuts (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp almonds (chopped)


  1. Chop the dates and soak in milk overnight. (If you don't have time to chop and soak the dates. In a microwave safe cup/bowl add the milk and dates and microwave it for 2 minutes and let it cool for 10 minutes.)
  2. Preheat the oven at 220°C.
  3. Blend the soaked dates, milk and the sugar and bring it to a smooth paste.
  4. Shift it to a bowl and add oil to it. Now add the flour gradually and mix it.
  5. Add the chopped cashew and almonds while saving a little for later on.
  6. Line a butter paper to the baking tin.
  7. Pour the batter to the baking tin and sprinkle the saved nuts and almonds at the top.
  8. Bake at 180°C for 40 minutes or until the toothpick doesn't come out clean.
  9. Take out and let it cool for 10-15 minutes.
  10. Once cooled turn upside own, remove the butter paper and it's ready to cut :)
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