Carrot and Dates Cake – Recipe Book

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<br /> Carrot and Dates Cake – Recipe Book<br />

Carrot and dates cake is a delicious moist cake. It is
similar to that of plum cake version. It is a rich cake with carrots, dates and
nuts. It is moist, flavorful and simple recipe.

Carrot and Dates Cake


  1. Maida / all purpose flour – 1 ¼ cup

  2. Baking soda- ¾ tsp
  3. Cinnamon powder- 1/4 tsp
  4. Oil- ¾  cup
  5. Sugar- ½ cup
  6. Egg-3
  7. Vanilla essence- ¼tsp
  8. Grated carrots-1cup
  9. Grated dry dates-1cup
  10. Chopped nuts-1/2 cup

For the caramel syrup:

  1. Sugar- ½ cup
  2. Hot water- ¼ cup


  • Sift flour, cinnamon powder and baking soda together.

  • Mix the carrots, dates and nuts with a table spoon of Maida and sieve the excess Maida.
  • Heat sugar for caramel in a pan; don’t stir it but swirl the pan to reach the caramelized sugar in equal portions.
  • When the sugar gets really dark color (little bitter consistency- which makes the cake tastes well) add hot water in to it (be careful when adding hot water).
  • Switch off the heat suddenly as soon as caramel is dissolved in water.
  • Keep it aside to cool.
  • Mix egg and sugar in bowl; with a beater.
  • Add oil in to it; mix well.
  • Add caramel syrup and vanilla essence.
  • Add flour in to it and mix slowly.
  • Add carrots, dates and nuts; mix well.
  • Pour it in to a greased pan (with maida and butter) and bake it in a preheated oven for 40 minutes at 180 degree. (Or bake it in the pressure cooker mode ).
Carrot and Dates Cake

Carrot and Dates Cake
Carrot and Dates Cake

Reviewed by Unknown


Rating: 5


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