Carrot Dates Cake

Prep Time : 20 mins

Wait Time: NA

Cooking Time : 55 mins

14 -16 slices.


All purpose flour or maida 1cup, salt a pinch, baking soda 1/2 tsp, 2 eggs at room temperature, powdered sugar or castor sugar 3/4 cup, vanilla essence 1tsp, vegetable oil 3/4 cup, sugar 1/2 cup (for caramelization), luke warm water 1/4 cup, grated carrot 1 cup, chopped dates 1 cup, walnut chopped 1/2 cup, 1tsp maida or all purpose flour.

  1. Set the oven to 180 c and preheat for min 10 min.
  2. Put the sugar in a sauce pan and caramelize it and then add warm water in it. Let it cool completely.
  3. Seive the maida, baking soda and salt. Keep aside.
  4. Break the eggs and add powdered sugar and mix using a whisk or hand mixer till the egg mixture changes to pale in color.
  5. Add vanilla essence and vegetable oil and mix for a minute or two.
  6. Add caramel mixture and mix for a minute.
  7. Add the flour mixture and mix till well combined.
  8. Mix the carrots, dates and walnut separately with 1tsp of maida. Then add this mixture to the flour mixture.
  9. Mix everything till well combined. Don’t overmix.
  10. In an 8* 8 pan or 9*5 loaf pan well greased, put the flour mixture.
  11. Bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in comes out clean. Remove the pan and cool it completely.
  12. Slice it out and moist carrot date cake is ready.


  • add cashew or almonds or mixture of anything (nuts) in the mixture to ur liking.