തര്‍ജ്ജനി

Dates Cake

Ingredients

Dates 1 cup, cut into small pieces
Water ¾ cup
Soda bicarbonate (Baking soda) 1 teaspoon
Cake flour 2 ½ cups
Sugar 1 ¾ cup (finely powdered)
Butter 250 gms
Eggs 5
Vanilla essence 2 teaspoon
Cashew nut 50 gm (cut into small pieces)

Preparation

Mix dates, water and baking soda and keep overnight.
Mix sugar and butter in a bowl. Use mixer to mix it thoroughly.
Add eggs one by one to this and keep mixing it. (To avoid spoiled eggs from destructing the whole item, break eggs in a separate small bowl, check it and then slowly add to the above mixture).
Add cake flour to this little by little and mix it well.
Add rest of the items: fermented dates, vanilla essence and cashew nut to this mixture and blend it.
Pour it in an aluminum tray and bake for ~1 hour at ~150C.

Mdm. Radhamma Pillai, Bedok, Singapore

Submitted by Rekha suresh (not verified) on Fri, 2008-09-26 03:19.

Thanks for this recipe. It came out very well. And my husband liked it very much.