Whole Wheat Date Cake Recipe

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Whole Wheat Date Cake
Whole Wheat Date Cake
  • Chef: Surabhi Nayak
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

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.

Ingredients of Whole Wheat Date Cake

  • 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)

How to Make Whole Wheat Date Cake

  • 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 :)