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Date Caramel Cake

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Hello guys! Ramadan is coming to an end and I decided to end it with a yummy recipe perfect for Eid! The Date Caramel Cake!

This a healthier version of the typical Date cake with a healthy date caramel sauce! It tastes so good and without all the added sugar!

This is my go-to recipe when it comes to healthy cakes and caramel sauce. And it’s a family favorite! Try it and let me know what you think!

Date Caramel Cake

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Date Cake

  • 1 cup dates or date paste
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar or dry sweetener of choice
  • 2 tsp pomegranate molasses optional
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Healthy Date Caramel Sauce

  • 1/2 cup dates or date paste
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

Date Cake

  • First, make the date paste by blending 1 cup dates with 3/4 cup hot water and 1 tsp baking soda in a blender until smooth. Set aside.
  • Preheat your oven to 170°C and line a 20cm pan with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour with baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • With your hand or electric mixer, beat the eggs with the sugar and pomegranate molasses until light and fluffy (about 2 mins on high speed).
  • Add the date paste and the vegetable oil. Beat again until incorporated.
  • Start adding the dry ingredients and mix until you have a smooth batter. Pour in prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 45-50 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool before adding the date caramel sauce.

Healthy Date Caramel Sauce

  • Blend all the sauce ingredients in a blender until smooth. You can adjust the consistency by adding more milk until you reach your desired consistency.
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