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Date Cake Recipe

Date Cake is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - dried pitted dates, chopped
  • 1 cup - Brown sugar
  • 60 g - unsalted Butter
  • 1 tsp - bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 cups - self rising flour/all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp - Nutmeg and Cinnamon spice, ground
  • 2 tbsp - icing Sugar
  • Water as needed
  • How to Make Date Cake:

    1. Preheat oven to 170 degree.
    2. Grease a baking tin or pan.
    3. In a pan gently heat dates, sugar, butter, bicarbonate of soda and 1 cup cold water.
    4. Cook till the butter is melted and bring to the boil.
    5. Allow it to cool in room temperature.
    6. Sift flour and mixed spice into a bowl.
    7. Add date mixture, fold in the mixture and bake for 1 hour.
    8. Cool on wire rack and dust with icing sugar.
    9. Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana


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