My kids refuse to eat dates so I mostly iadd it in my baking and give them.When I recently got some as a gift from my sister I was thinking was to make it and end up making this choc dates cake.Make sure you finish it in 2-3 days else the cake make get spoiled due to dates in it.As mine got bad and I have to trash it.Else keep it refrigerated for longer use.
Preparation time: 15 mins
Baking time 30-40 mins
- Wheat flour-1\2 cup
- Maida-3\4 cup
- Cocoa powder-1\4 cup
- Oil-1\2 cup
- Sugar-1\2 cup
- Baking powder-1 Tsp
- Baking soda-1\2 tsp
- Vanilla essence- 1 tsp
- Chopped almonds
- Tutti Fruity
1.Deseed the dates.Cook it with some water.Cool and mash it up.
2.Add oil, sugar to it and mix well.
3.Sieve both flour,cocoa powder,baking powder, baking soda into a bowl.
4.Add the dates mix to the sieved flour and whisk it well, Add little water if difficult to mix.
5.Fold in chopped nuts and fruits in to it.Transfer to a greased baking pan.
6.Bake it in a pre-heated oven at 180 deg C till done.
7.Cool and slice it.
1.Baking time may vary.I baked it for 35 mins.