Carrot-Dates Cake

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Carrot-Dates Cake


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 40 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 10 Min


Serves : 12
  • Carrot 3 cups

  • Egg 3 nos

  • Sugar 1 1/2 cups

  • Maida 2 cups

  • Oil (sunflower oil) 1 cups

  • Baking Soda 1 tsp

  • Salt 1/2 tsp

  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp

  • Cinnamon & Nutmeg powder 1 1/2 tsp

  • Raisin & nuts 20 nos

  • Dates 12 nos

  • Cocoa powder 2 tsp

  • (optional) Dates syrup 2 tsp


  • **** This recipe require a Toaster Oven with bottom heating coil. **** YOU CAN AVOID COCOA POWDER, NUTS AND DATES SYRUP*****
  • Take 4 medium-large carrots and grate coarsely into shreds.
  • **DRY MIXTURE** Take Maida (flour) , baking soda, cocoa powder, salt. Mix them together and then sift it.
  • **WET MIXTURE** Powder the sugar, add oil and mix together in a mixer, add 3 eggs and then mix together for 2min, add vanilla essence, dates syrup, few dates, cinnamon nutmeg powder (made with 4-5 piece of cinnamon and 1/2 piece of nutmeg) and mix them together in a mixer at low speed till it becomes creamy.
  • **FINAL MIX** Pour the wet mixture into a big mixing bowl, add the grated carrots into the wet mixture and mix it. Add Dry mixture into this and stir well with a spatula.
  • Add chopped dates, raisin and nuts and mix well. VERY IMPORTANT POINT *** This batter can make 2 cakes weighing half KG each, so divide the batter into 2 portions of similar quantity (2 1/2 cup of batter for 1 cake is the normal measure)***
  • Grease the pan (Cake pan with size 7-8 inch) with few drops of oil and some flour, lay butter paper and pour in the batter.
  • Preheat the oven for 5 min.
  • Bake in the Toaster oven for 35-40 min. on 180°c.