Carrot and Dates Cake

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

Ingredients:
  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
Preparation:
  • 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 http://12recipe.blogspot.com/2015/02/simple-sponge-cake-pressure-cooker-cake.html ).
Carrot and Dates Cake
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