Friday, 9 December 2011

Date and Walnut Cake

Date and Walnut Cake

Ahhh!  Writing a new post after a long time.....Has been so busy for past few days in marriages and other things. ..Posting a quick but easy and very tempting eggless cake recipe.....'Dates and Walnut Cake'....It came out so well and tasted even better.....The only thing you have to keep in mind is choosing a good quality of dates to get a rich, moist cake. 


  • 200 gms dates deseeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 200 gms condensed milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1  teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 baking soda
  • 1 - 2 tsp milk (if required)

  • Method

  • 1. Dee seed dates and chop them finely.
  • 2. Take 1/2 cup of water (approx) in a pan and put on the flame. When the water starts boiling add the dates.
  • 3. Keep them on low flame for 2 mins and then switch off the flame.
  • 4. Add baking soda and keep it aside to cool.
  • 5. Sift maida and baking powder together..
  • 6. Mix in dates and walnuts.
  • 7. Beat oil and condensed milk with a hand mixer. Add essence.
  • 8. Fold in maida mixture and mix properly.
  • 9. Pour the batter in a 9" loaf tin and bake at 180 o C for 40 mins or till done.

  • Note : 1. You can substitute 2 eggs  and 3/4 powdered sugar with condensed milk if using eggs.
  • 2. The above cake will have  chunks of dates in it. If you don't want chunks you can soak them over night or 5-6 hrs  in half cup of milk and puree them in a mixer. Use 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder and remove baking soda from the list.


  1. This cake looks totally awesome..amazing combo of flavours.

  2. The cake looks absolutely wonderful n so does the click !!!!


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