Dates Cake | How to make simple Dates Cake | Spongy DATES CAKE | Sponge cake recipe

Baking | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 10 Mins
  • Cook Time 25 Mins
  • Servings 6


  • 10 - 12 Ripe Dates
  • 175 ml Water (3/4 cup)
  • 1 Egg
  • 75 gm Sugar (1/3 Cup + 1 tsp)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 3/4 cup Maida (90 gm)
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 75 gm Butter/Oil (1/3 cup)
  • 90 ml Water in which Dates have been boiled


  1. Add Water to the Dates and cook them well. Strain the cooked ones and make a smooth paste in a mixie. Keep the Water in which you boiled the Dates aside.
  2. Add Egg, Sugar and Vanilla Essence to a bowl and beat until frothy. The Sugar has to fully melt and become frothy.
  3. Sieve Maida and Baking Soda and add Butter which is at room temperature and whisk them all well.
  4. Add the Dates Water and Dates paste to the Cake dough and mix well in the cut and fold method.
  5. Apply Butter to a 6 inch Cake tin, spread the Cake dough and pat it 3-4 times until even. Then bake for 25 minutes at 180 degrees for 25 minutes.
  6. Take the fully baked cake out of the oven and let it cool in the tin itself. Then de-mold it and cut it into pieces.