27 Feb 2014

Banana Date Cake

I baked this cake one lazy Saturday afternoon. It's a simple tea time cake and tastes awesome. It's a super easy cake to bake and for sure everyone will love it. 

Banana Dates Cake

Preparation time 20 mins | Baking time 40 mins | Serves 8
Recipe Source - here

  • 2 over ripe bananas
  • Butter - 1/3 cup 
  • Sugar - 2/3 cup 
  • Eggs - 2
  • APF ( maida) - 1 cup 
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp 
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp 
  • Hot milk - 2 tbsp 
  • Chopped dates - 1/2 cup 
  • Cinnamon powder - 1/4 tsp
Banana Dates Cake

Some other banana bakes

Banana Dates Cake

1. Pre heat the oven to 170 degrees C. Line and grease an 8 inch cake pan.
2. Mash the bananas and set aside. Chop the dates and set aside.

3. In a medium sized bowl, add the butter and sugar and beat well.

4. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat again. 
5. Sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon powder.

6. Add the milk and beat lightly until combined. Add the mashed bananas and beat again.
7. Add the chopped dates and mix well with the batter.

8. Pour into a greased cake pan. Bake till golden brown, for about 40 - 45 mins. Check after 35 minutes.

7. Allow it to cool for about 10 minutes and then remove from the pan and cool completely.

Banana Dates Cake

1. My dates sank to the bottom of the cake. To avoid that, chop the dates into small pieces and coat in some flour before adding to the batter.
2. Do not over beat the batter.

Until next time,
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  1. wow really Delicious and spongy,moist looking cake...

  2. u r a fruity girl who comes out with so may dishes from fruits

  3. cake looks so soft & yummy...nice combo too

  4. super spongy banana cake ..looks yumm !!

  5. superb Beula, the cake looks soft, spongy and delicious....

  6. wow fantastic cake looks super moist !! and loving this very healthy combo

  7. lovely cake.. it is in my to do list for a long time :)

  8. Never tried Banana with Dates.yummy cake :)

  9. Hi I baked the cake...it was heavenly....loved it and could not stop myself. Can you please suggest how can i bake the similar cake with eggless version

    1. Thanks for the feedback! I'm glad you liked it!! I'm not sure about egg replacement. You could try with flax seed goop or yogurt. Since I've never used it, I can't comment on it. Sorry!

  10. hey, i have tried dates nd banana cake.it came out awsome, simply supreb recipe. lovin it :-)

    1. Hi Akanksha, thank you for the feedback! Glad you liked it!


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