Chocolate Chip Date Cake

Recipe by Tom Lambie

A rich chocolate cake.

Top Review by SabbyAz

I just made this and goodness me, it's absolutely delicious! Moist and soft, the only negative I have about it is that the taste of date isn't too prominent so next time (oh and there's definitely gonna be a next time), I shall add more dates. Thank you so much :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Pour boiling water over dates and set aside to cool.
  3. Mix 1 cup sugar, oil, eggs, cocoa, dates with water, baking soda, salt and vanilla together and blend well.
  4. Stir in the flour until well blended.
  5. Pour into a greased and floured 9x13-inch cake pan.
  6. Sprinkle the topping ingredients on top of cake mixture in this order: chocolate chips, walnuts and sugar.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Cool.

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