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Dec 18, 2012

Dates Cake / Eggless Dates Cake / Dates Loaf Cake

I know that today there won't be enough sunlight and its not a suitable day to take food pictures, not only today this whole week is going to be too cold, cloudy n don't want to postpone my baking till next week. So proceeded to bake Dates Cake which i recently saw in Vimitha's Space. The cake doesn't contain any egg and butter, its a very simple and healthy dessert too. So without any further delay i tried and it turned out so good, moist, soft n delicious cake with crunchy nuts n chocolate chips bites. Try this Delicious Dates Cake, a healthy choice for this Christmas treat. Sure your friends and family will love this!!!

  1. Whole Wheat flour   1 and 1/4  cup
  2. All Purpose flour      1/4 cup
  3. Baking Soda              2 tsp
  4. Baking Powder          1/4 tsp
  5. Salt                            1/4 tsp
  6. Dates                         20 no.s
  7. Milk                          1 and 1/2 cup
  8. Sugar                         1/2 cup
  9. Oil                             1/2 cup + 2 tbsp
  10. Vanilla                       1/2 tsp
  11. Chopped Nuts & Raisins     1/4 cup
  12. Mini chocolate chips           less than 1/4 cup
  • Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit. Line a 8" loaf pan with parchment paper n spray some cooking/baking spray and keep aside.
  • In a microwave safe bowl heat 1/2 cup milk for 1 minute and add dates to it and leave it till the dates get soften, after that blend it to a smooth puree along with that milk and keep ready.
  • In a bowl, sift flours, soda, baking powder n salt, combine and keep aside.
  • In another mixing bowl, add milk, sugar stir using whisk until sugar dissolves and then add oil, vanilla and dates puree and mix everything well.
  • To this add flour mixture and mix everything without any lumps.
  • Lastly stir in nuts, raisins and chocolate chips.
  • Now pour the batter to the greased pan and bake it for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

I have used loaf pan, but u can also bake it in 8" or 9" round cake pan.
U can use completely either All purpose flour or Whole wheat flour.
As my dates are too sweet i used only 1/2 cup sugar for 1 and 1/2 cup flour but the original recipe is, 1/2 cup for 1 cup adjust according to ur taste...the above mentioned quantity will yield u a perfect sweet cake..not too sweet or less.
U can use any desired nuts, dry fruits, tutty fruity etc.

Sending this to Spicy Treats' HITS event Happening at Roshni's Kitchen
and also to Sending this to Vardhini's Bake Fest. and also to Deepthi's Christmas Food Fair Event.


  1. Dates cake looks delicious and rich with nuts

  2. Healthy cake loaded with yumminess.. Loving it..

  3. love this cake! will try soon

  4. Yummy cake dear...looks so appetising...

  5. Delicious and healthy preparation.

  6. Loved this cake. bookmarked dear :)

  7. That's indeed a loaf I love to try..with the perfect crust and moisture!

  8. Soft and delicious cake...loving the healthy version.

  9. Rich and delicious..wish I cud taste it:)..luvd it!!

  10. Looks so soft and delicious.Love the fact that its healthy too.

  11. Thanks for trying out the cake and linking it too... Loving ur healthy take... Looks so yummy and beautiful clicks...

  12. super soft n moist...guilt free to eat

  13. Love the texture, very tempting one..

  14. Thats a super moist and beautiful cake.Wish i get few slices rite now.

  15. Looks absolutely soft...yum cake!Love ur pics too

  16. Love teh healty angle to it and very soft as well. Lvoe the recipe!

  17. Simply mouthwatering and delicious cake. Excellent preparation leading up to the Christmas.

  18. thank u Sangee for sharing this wonderful recipe, I tried it last week and loved it so much dear... I have posted it in my blog giving credits to you, here is the link ->


  19. Thank u sangeetha... I baked this cake yesterday for my best friend bday.. They were really happy.... But my cake sinked at the middle a little bit.. Can u tell me y? I baked at heart shape tin..

    1. Thank you gor trying and sharing your lovely feedback...glad that your friends liked it too :)
      Reason for sinking in the middle- there are few major reason for cake sinking - amt of baking soda n baking powder, too much of beating, oven temperature, baking learn in detail plz follow the below also a begginner in baking..just learning...hope the below link helps you to bake next time better...


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