Dates cake – one of the best!!!

Date cakes are a delicious and healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Dates are naturally sweet and packed with nutrients, making them a great substitute for refined sugar in baked goods. This recipe for date cakes is simple to make and requires just a few basic ingredients. The cakes are moist, flavorful, and perfect for breakfast or as a snack. They also keep well, so you can enjoy them throughout the week.


  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a muffin tin.
  2. Place the chopped dates in a bowl and pour boiling water over them. Stir in the baking soda and set aside to cool.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, mixing until just combined.
  7. Stir in the date mixture until well combined.
  8. Spoon the batter into the muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cake comes out clean.
  10. Allow the cakes to cool in the muffin tin for 5 minutes before removing them to a wire rack to cool completely.

These date cakes are a delicious and healthy treat that you can enjoy any time of day. They’re perfect for breakfast or as a snack, and they’re easy to make with just a few basic ingredients. The moist and flavorful cakes are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without resorting to refined sugar. Try making a batch today and enjoy them throughout the week!

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