Date Cake Recipe

Fond of baking and try out new recipes at home? Then bookmark this recipe for the next time. This easy dry cake recipe will give you the perfect date cake right at the comfort of your home. Don’t want to buy those frosting loaded cakes from the market? Ditch them all and bake your own cake at home for birthdays, parties and road trips. You can also adjust the ingredients given below to suit your taste and preference. Once the cake is baked, garnish it with a topping of your choice like choco chips, sprinkles, tutti-frutti, chocolate ganache or some chopped dates. Everyone will love this homemade cake recipe for sure. So, try it out, rate the recipe and let us know how it turned out to be.

Ingredients of Date Cake

  • 3 cup pitted dates
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 10 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon green cardamom
  • 1 cup corn oil
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 cup caster sugar
  • 5 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

How to make Date Cake

Step 1 Clean and wash the datesClean and wash the dates and remove the seeds or you can use pitted dates.

Step 2 Boil the datesAdd dates and water to a bottom-heavy pot along with 1 teaspoon baking powder- bring to a boil for 1 minute, then simmer for another 5 minutes. Take the dates off the heat- let them rest until completely cooled.

Step 3 Mix sugar and datesPut the dates into a mixer. Now add sugar and begin mixing at a slow speed until dates and sugar combine well. Now add oil gradually in batches.

Step 4 Whisk eggs and add them to the mixtureIn a separate bowl, mix the eggs using a fork, then pass them through a conical strainer. Now add eggs into the date mixture. Blend again and once eggs are incorporated well, now add the dry ingredients.

Step 5 Fold the ingredientsTake out the mixture from the grinder into a large bowl. Sift the flour, baking soda and other spices, Fold into date mixture and add the warm milk at last!

Step 6 Bake the cakePlace one pound of the mixture into a small 8 x 4-inch baking tin greased, with baking paper and bake at pre-heated oven 160 C – 320°F 45 to 60 minutes.

Step 7 Ready to be servedOnce the cake is baked, let it cool down a bit and then take it out from the tray. Cut into pieces, garnish with a topping of your choice and serve.