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Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

From the Aayi's Recipes blog (www.aayisrecipes.com). Very easy to make and always a hit! It's quite sweet, I think it would probably work with 1/2 cup of sugar and still taste good. Note: I add a pinch of salt.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven at 350°F.
  2. Microwave the dates and milk for 1 or 2 minute or heat on the stovetop until the dates are soft.
  3. Add sugar to the mixture.
  4. Blend in a blender until pureed.
  5. Add oil and mix.
  6. Pour mixture into a medium-sized bowl.
  7. In a separate bowl, sieve together flour, baking soda and salt.
  8. Add the flour mixture a little bit at a time to the liquid mixture and mix slowly.
  9. Add the nuts and mix.
  10. Bake the cake in a greased oven proof cake pan for 35-40min (or till a knife is inserted in the cake and comes out clean).