Monday, May 6, 2013

Date Loaf (Eggless)

i come home just for 5-6 days...again i have to buy stuffs just for these few days and have to sort out all leftovers before leaving again....i usually store several kinds of dry fruits,juices etc for Pankaj whenever i go on my trips..This time he left all the dates as it is as i left them in now i had a task to finish them of before leaving....What can we make with them in so less time ??? Can go for date Loaf..BUT i don't have eggs and butter !!! So what i can try my hands on eggless loaf !!
Taddaaa.... rightnow its in my pressure cooker baking to perfection :) (yea u heard right,baking in pressure cooker)

Freshly baked 

I personally don't like dates chunks in my loaf or cakes..but if you like feel free to add some in yours with nuts :) While mixing my ingredients i just noticed a half packet of chocolate stones and threw some in final batter ! 

You can spread some chocolate spread like me to make your slice even more sinful  !!


1.2 All Purpose Flour
1/4 Cup Sugar
1/2 Cup D seeded Dates
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Baking powder
1/4 Cup Oil
1/4 Cup Water
1/2 Cup Milk
6-7 Almonds
1/8 tsp Nutmeg + Cinnamon powder
2 tbsp Chocolate chunks(optional)

  • Take sugar,water,dates in a pan and place it over heat.Cook till dates turn mushy and soft.
  • Remove from heat,add milk,oil and baking soda in it.Mix properly.Let it cool down than blend  it into paste.
  • Sieve flour with baking powder and spice powder together twice in a bowl.
  • Mix date paste into flour make thick batter.(you can add bit of water if its too thick)
  • Finally mix in crushed almonds and chocolate chunks(if using).
  • Bake on 180'C for 30 minutes,check with knife.
  • Let it cool down before cutting.

# You can use other nuts too.
## Don't make batter too runny otherwise nuts will sink into the bottom.

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