Dates are natures candy and this Date cake recipe is filled with good for you ingredients and is the perfect treat for morning or afternoon tea. It’s refined sugar free and on super simple.
I love that I nearly always have the ingredients for this on hand, so I can whip it up when in a pinch to feed unexpected guests.

INFORMATION

CategoryDifficultyIntermediateYields10 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

INGREDIENTS

 1 cup Dates (18-19)
 1 cup Water
 5 tbsp Coconut Oil
 ½ cup Coconut Sugar
 2 Eggs
 1 ½ cups Flour (whole wheat)
 2 tsp Baking Powder
 ½ tsp Baking Soda
 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
 6 Dates (roughly chopped)
  cup Walnuts (chopped) or Chocolate Chips

INSTRUCTIONS

1

Soak dates about 1 cop of hot water for 15 minutes or until soft.

2

Blend in to a smooth paste. Set aside to cool down completely.

3

Beat together coconut oil and sugar till light and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat till creamy.

4

Add in the dates paste and mix well.

5

Sift together baking powder, baking soda with whole wheat flour.

6

Add this flour to the dates batter little by little. Gently fold in with a spatula.

7

Mix in the vanilla essence and chopped walnuts. Transfer the batter to a greased cake pan.

8

Bake in a preheated oven of 350 F (180 C) for about 40 to 50 minutes till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Ingredients

 1 cup Dates (18-19)
 1 cup Water
 5 tbsp Coconut Oil
 ½ cup Coconut Sugar
 2 Eggs
 1 ½ cups Flour (whole wheat)
 2 tsp Baking Powder
 ½ tsp Baking Soda
 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
 6 Dates (roughly chopped)
  cup Walnuts (chopped) or Chocolate Chips

Directions

1

Soak dates about 1 cop of hot water for 15 minutes or until soft.

2

Blend in to a smooth paste. Set aside to cool down completely.

3

Beat together coconut oil and sugar till light and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat till creamy.

4

Add in the dates paste and mix well.

5

Sift together baking powder, baking soda with whole wheat flour.

6

Add this flour to the dates batter little by little. Gently fold in with a spatula.

7

Mix in the vanilla essence and chopped walnuts. Transfer the batter to a greased cake pan.

8

Bake in a preheated oven of 350 F (180 C) for about 40 to 50 minutes till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Date Cake