Eggless Dates Cake

Day 26 BM#51 -
Today marks the end of this month long journey into the world of Baking. I shall soon update a page where all the baked goodies which made way into this edition will be highlighted. 

Here is a sweet cake which is close to my heart. It has won many hearts in our neighborhood as well.

I found the cake a trifle too sweet to my taste but no one who tasted this cake agreed with me. :) I would reduce sugar a little bit more. But then the sweetness of dates is a variable here.

Thanks to my friend, Shalaka who shared this recipe and has been in my notes for a long time now. I am glad I found the inspiration to bake it for this marathon.

Eggless Dates Cake

Ingredients - 

Dates 20 (pitted) [I used medjool variety which are very sweet]
Sugar 2/3 cup
Milk 2 cups
Cooking Oil 2/3 cup   
All Purpose Flour/Maida 1 cup
Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup
Baking Powder 1 tsp
Baking Soda 1 tsp
Salt 1/8 tsp

Eggless Dates Cake

Method Of Preparation -

Blend the dates, sugar, milk and oil into a smooth puree.

In a mixing bowl, sift the flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Add the dates puree to the flour mixture and gently mix until well combined.

Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Prepare a bundt pan by spraying oil and sprinkling flour to absorb the excess oil.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan. 

Eggless Dates Cake

Bake for 40 min or until a tester comes out clean.

Invert the bundt pan onto a wire rack to cool. I dusted some powdered sugar on top. Upon cooling, slice as needed.

Eggless Dates Cake

Preparation Time 20 min + Baking Time 40 min
Makes 8 inch bundt cake


  1. I love cakes baked in bundt pans. Dates cake looks very good. It was fun doing the marathon with you.

  2. Suma Gandlur Says:
  3. Enjoyed all your bakes this marathon and what an yummy way to end it. I love date cake and very partial towards it. :)

  4. Kalyani Says:
  5. How coincidental can it get ? I too wrapped up the marathon with a dates cake - almost with similar ingredients .. Enjoyed all ur bakes Harini !

  6. Resh Says:
  7. Hi..great cake..I am having an event on my page on Bundt Cakes. Do join in. TQ :

  8. Priya Suresh Says:
  9. Thats a gorgeous and beautiful dates cake with stunning dark deep crust and irresistible texture..

  10. Beautiful cake..looks stunning Harini. I love that look it has, dates taste amazing in
    Perfect way to end this awesome marathon.

  11. Unknown Says:
  12. Delicious and yummy cake.. Great option to end the marathon

  13. Srivalli Says:
  14. That dates cake looks so delish harini..what a lovely way to end the marathon..I have bookmarked so many that I wonder when I will ever get to complete them!

  15. Srividhya Says:
  16. looks delicious. Yummmm

  17. Pavani Says:
  18. What a delicious and beautiful cake Harini. It looks soft and fluffy too. Great way to end the marathon.

  19. A beautiful date cake.

  20. The cake looks so lovely! Love the dates in baking and this as come out really good.

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