Grown in the tropical regions of the world, fruits of date palms, carry amazing nutritious value. And are one of the most beneficial fruit for the human body. Sweet and chewy dates have a range of varieties based on their sizes and colour. Prominently the shade varies from luscious red to sunshine yellow. They are generally eaten up after drying them, the small fresh fruits when wrinkled, tastes like caramel. And a healthy sugar replacement for all the sweet-tooths out there.
It’s a piece of cake to make this delicious cake! And at the very same time, it won’t harm our health. But on the contrary, it’ll boost up and ensure our well-being because it’s made up of only good ingredients. So let’s bake!
Preparation Time: 15 mins | Baking Time: 35mins | Total Time: 50mins
- 18-20 Pitted Dates
- 1 cup Boiling Water
- 1/4 Cup Milk
- 1/2 Cup Oil
- 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 3/4 tsp Baking Soda
- 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
- 1/3 cup Walnuts/Almonds (Optional)
Whisk, Bake & Enjoy The Cake
Step 1: Soak the dates for about an hour in boiling water so that they are soft and firm.
Step 2: Blend the dates to make a paste.
Step 3: Chop some soaked dates and then add them to the mixture.
Step 4: Now put in some oil and then whisk. Along with that include baking soda and baking powder in the cake mix.
Step 5: Add whole wheat flour 1tsp at a time while stirring the mix and if needed, sweeten the mixture with the preferred choice of sweetener.
Step 6: And lastly pour some milk for nice texture if it looks dry.
Step 7: For nutty cake piece, decorate with chopped nuts and dates, grease the oven dish and bake for 30-35 mins in a preheated oven at 350F.
The below nutritional values are for a 1/10th serving of a cake.
- Calories: 241kcal
- Total Fat: 6.3 grams
- Total Carbohydrates: 44 grams
- Saturated Fat: 3.6 grams
- Sugar: 31.4 grams
- Cholesterol: 47 milligrams
- Protein: 4.4 grams
- Sodium: 58 milligrams
- Fiber: 2.2 grams
Because of its amazing health benefits, even dieticians recommend this recipe. And with this cake, one can soothe their cravings for sure. Also, the correct proportions of suitable ingredients like sugarfree options and the use of whole wheat flour make this cake a good fit for diabetic patients. A wholesome delight and easy way to add dates in your diet. As dates are rich in fibre and vitamins, improves bone health, lowers cholesterol plus improves skin quality.
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