Date cake

Date cake recipe

Throughout history Date cake that it have been recognized as an energizing staple food and are sometimes referred to as the “bread of the dessert” or “cake of the poor.” The origins of dates can be traced back to the Middle East and culinary experts estimate there are more than 3,000 varieties.

Date cake

Greek mythology connects the date palm to the immortal Phoenix. In Natural History (1 AD), Pliny the Elder describes the phoenix bird, who would build its next at the top of a date palm. After 500 years, the bird would catch fire from the flames of the sun and would be reborn from its own ashes. Some legends say that the date palm would die and come back to life along with the famous bird.

Ingredients to make Date cake:

  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 20 khalas maknooz
  • 2/1 cup boiling water
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/1 cup oil
  • 2/1 cup sugar
  • 2/1 tsp vanilla
  • 2/1 tsp salt
  • 4/1 powder ginger
  • 4/1 tsp powder caradamon
  • 4/1 tsp powder cinnamon
  • 4/1 tsp nescafe

PREPARATION to Make Date Cake:

Preheat oven to 350 F degree sift the flour and baking powder,in medium heatproof bowl place the dates and pour over boiling water.allow to stand until dates are tender using an electric mixer, beat milk,dates mixture and water until soft and creamy cinnamon caradamom nescafe and the date mixture,beating well after each addition for 3 mintues ,then beat flour with the mixture.mix until well combined.pour the mixture in a cake pan and bake for 30 min. finally remove  from heat and pour caramel sauce and garnish with chopped nuts over warm cake.


Here is the perfect and easy recipe for the Date cake that you can easily make this at your home and enjoy more. This dessert is most used in Arabic countries. Because in this the most amazing fruit  date which attracted the Arabic peoples. Follow the given instructions that we have given and enjoy this dessert after dinner. Have a good day.

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