Dates Carrot Cake | How to make Dates Carrot Cake

By Fathima Shamila  |  23rd Dec 2016  |  
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  • Dates Carrot Cake, How to make Dates Carrot Cake
Dates Carrot Cakeby Fathima Shamila
  • Prep Time

    60

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  • Cook Time

    50

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  • Serves

    4

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About Dates Carrot Cake Recipe

This is definitely a keeper recipe. Dates and carrots make a delicious and healthy combination

Dates Carrot Cake is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Dates Carrot Cake is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Dates Carrot Cake by Fathima Shamila will help you to prepare the perfect Dates Carrot Cake in your kitchen at home. Dates Carrot Cake needs 60 minutes for the preparation and 50 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Dates Carrot Cake. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Dates Carrot Cake. In case you have any questions on how to make the Dates Carrot Cake you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Fathima Shamila. Dates Carrot Cake will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Dates Carrot Cake

Ingredients to make Dates Carrot Cake

  • all purpose flour/ Maida - 1 cup
  • baking soda - 3/4 teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil - 3/4 Cup
  • baking soda - 3/4 Teaspoon Salt ( a pinch)
  • sugar - 3/4 cup
  • eggs - 2
  • Vanilla extract - 1/2 teaspoon
  • dates(Chopped ) - 1 cup
  • carrots(Grated ) - 1/2 cup
  • For the caramel -
  • sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Hot water - 1/4 cup

How to make Dates Carrot Cake

  1. For Caramel - Take sugar in a deep sauce pan and heat it on medium heat .
  2. The sugar will get dissolved and turn brown. Swirl the pan often to get the sugar caramelized equally on all sides.Do not use a spoon to stir.
  3. Make the caramel really dark and on the bitter side. The bitter the caramel,the richer will be the color of the cake and the sweetness well balanced.
  4. Slowly add hot water to the caramel as adding water to the extremely hot caramel may bubble up causing serious burns.
  5. Switch off the heat as soon as the Caramel is dissolved.
  6. For Cake, Prepare your pan by applying butter or oil and dusting it with a little flour. Preheat the oven to 350°F/ 180°C.
  7. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt together and keep aside.
  8. Add a tablespoon of flour into the grated carrots, chopped dates and mix it.
  9. Beat together eggs and sugar.Add the oil gradually beating the mixture really well.
  10. Add the caramel and vanilla essence.
  11. Add the flour mixture and fold slowly and gently so that no lumps are found.
  12. Fold in the dates and carrot into the batter slowly.
  13. Pour the batter into the cake pan and tap gently for the batter to get levelled
  14. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the middle of the cake comes back clean.
  15. Enjoy the cake while warm as it is or with cream cheese frosting.

Reviews for Dates Carrot Cake (2)

Sirisha Naidua year ago

Instead of eggs what else can we use.
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Annam Shri2 years ago

Lovely one dear!
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