Sanoli's Kitchen: DATES (KHEJUR) CAKE

Monday, December 2, 2013


A lovely light moist textured favourite is Dates Cake. This is very old-fashioned which can be a pleasant alternative to a fruited cake and a great sweet recipe for Christmas. It is very easy to make, full of nutritious and tastes just wonderful!


2 Cups Dates / Khejur (seedless)
1&1/2 Cup Self-Raising Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda (Soda bi Carb)
1 Cup Water
2 Eggs
1/2 Cup Butter
1 Cup Brown Sugar
1&1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence


Combine dates, sugar, butter and water in a sauce pan. Heat together and cook till it comes to the boiling point.
Add baking soda in the paste and mix well. It helps to break up dates well. Let the paste cool down for 20-30 minutes.

Whisk eggs nicely and pour it in dates mixture. Fold well by using a rubber spatula. Add vanilla essence in it. Mix again.
Preheat oven at 180 C. Add flour and baking powder to the mixture. Mix it thoroughly.
Take a square pan. Spread a parchment paper or wax paper inside the pan and grease it little.
Pour the mixture inside the baking paper. Flat the top evently by using a rubber spatula. Bake for 40 minutes.

Take out the pan from oven and let it cool normally on wire rack.

Turn the cake out upside-down onto serving plate. The cake can be kept, wrapped in foil or stored in an airtight container, for upto 5-6 days. Cut and serve in desired shapes.
Sending to:  Lets cook Christmas party food .

Sending to: Favorite Recipes: Christmas Recipes 2013


  1. This cake looks gorgeous. Thanks for sending it to lets cook christmas party food event at

  2. wow, very healthy and delicious cake.... so soft and yummy....

  3. Rich and yummy cake,perfect for Christmas

  4. healthy cake sanoli. loved it dear

  5. Super yummy and beautiful....wish i could have a slice for breakfast!!

  6. The looks yumm and this is so healthy too

  7. Love date cake, and this looks great!

  8. That's one nice looking cake .

    Do link it to my event.
    Let's cook for Christmas

  9. Thank you for linking your entry sanoli

  10. super soft and yummy cake, have tried the eggless version, this with eggs looks light...

  11. Delicious Date cake Love it Sanoli thanks for sharing with Favorite recipes event. I am pinning this too

  12. Thats an fabulous cake di :) looks super moist !! perfect for Christmas season :)

  13. This cake looks marvelous, im sure its so sweet and delicious....Thanks for sharing...

  14. Awesome cake..Delicious, soft and moist.

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  15. Excellent .. Dates cake.. tempting.. i will make it :P will tell you :)

  16. Its looks so soft and moist .Lovely cake ...

  17. super moist and delicious cake didi