How to make Date and Walnut Cake - No Egg -

No eggs, so what – this cake is just as delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chopped dates, Walnuts (अखरोट)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Date and Walnut Cake - No Egg

Date and Walnut Cake - No Egg Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Date and Walnut Cake - No Egg Recipe

  • Chopped dates 1 cup

  • Walnuts toasted and chopped 3/4 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Milk warm 1 cup

  • Instant coffee powder 1 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Melted butter 1 cup + for greasing

  • Brown sugar 3/4 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Buttermilk 3/4 cup

  • Icing sugar for dusting


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180º C. Grease a cake tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 2

Put dates in a bowl, add milk and coffee powder and mix.

Step 3

Sift together refined flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into another bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Add butter and brown sugar and mix well. Add vanilla essence and walnuts and mix.

Step 5

Add date mixture and mix well. Add buttermilk and mix till well blended into a batter.

Step 6

Pour batter into prepared tin, tap a little and place in the preheated oven. Bake for 45 minutes.

Step 7

Remove tin from oven and cool cake down to room temperature. Remove cake from tin, dust with icing sugar and serve.

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