Carrot and Dates Cake /Sugar free Carrot and Dates Loaf

Carrot and Date cake..a soft moist and delicious cake that taste simply yumm..Made this  amazing cake few days back and it was well received by all.Since there is  nip in the air I added spice powders which took this cake to  a whole new level..made it flavourful and delicious and gave that festive feel.

You can make this with wholewheat flour as well I took 1:1 ratio of whole wheat and refined flour..this cake can be enjoyed with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine..Its simply amazing..Do give this a try ..I'm sure you gonna love it.
no sugar carrot and date cake

200 gm seedles dates
50 gm.walnut
1 1/ 2 cup carrot grated (i used around  3)
2 eggs
100 gm butter
2 tsp oil
1 tsp baking  powder
1/ 2 tsp baking  soda
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 cup flour *(i used 3/4 cup flour 3/4 cup  whole wheat flour)
2 tsp honey
1 tsp cinnamon  powder
1/ 4 tsp all spice  powder/garam Masala  powder.
sugar free carrot and dates cake/loafMethod

  • Mix dates and baking soda in hot boiling  water and keep aside for 30 to 45 min
  • Mix walnuts  with  2 tbsp  of the flour
  • Sift baking powder  flour  cinnamon powder and all spice powder and keep aside

  • Line  a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan with  parchment or butter paper
  • Preheat oven at 180 for 10 minutes  and beat till combine
  • Blend  the dates  in a mixer  or with  hand blender
  • In a bowl  beat  eggs till fluffy
  • Add softened  butter  and whisk
  • To this add the dates  mixture and beat till combined
  • Add the grated carrot and beat till mixed
  • Now add vanilla ,oil and honey and mix well.
  • Fold in the walnuts and mix well
  • Fold in  the sifted  flour  in 2 to 3 addition  and mix well with   a spatula
  • Pour the batter in the prepared  cake tin
  • I also used 2 muffin liners  .

  • Bake for 45 to 55 minutes  or until skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool it t on wire rack and enjoy it with cup of coffee or glass of wine.

You can replace  eggs with  1/2 cup buttermilk (thats 1/2cup milk mixed with 1 tsp vinegar or lime juice)
This  can be made with wholewheat flour too.
You can add raisins or any nuts you  prefer