18 July, 2014
clementine date cake (egg-free, sugar-free, whole wheat)
One simple cake with 2 main ingredients: oranges and date syrup. You don’t even need a blender or a mixer. Makes a nice fruity cake, perfect for a quick evening snack. I’m taking this over to join our friends over at Angie’s blog as we celebrate Fiesta Friday #25. Do check the link for great food ideas! Thank you, Hilda and Julianna for hosting this week’s party.
This is the first time I have used date syrup in a cake; it has the texture of molasses. If date syrup is not available, molasses could be used, instead.
clementine date cake
whole wheat pastry flour- 1 1/2 cup; 204 g (atta/whole wheat flour flour works well too)
clementines- 4 peeled and chopped
butter- 1/4 cup (4 tbsp.)
Date syrup- 3/4 cup (I used Ziyad brand, from the Indian/International market)
baking powder- 2 tsp.
baking soda- 1 tsp.
salt- a pinch
* Preheat oven to 350 °F. Combine flour, baking powder and soda, salt in a mixing bowl.
* Combine date syrup, melted butter in another bowl.
* Mix wet and dry ingredients and fold in the clementines. Batter is ready.
* Pour into a 9″ round pan lined with parchment paper. I used a non-stick pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the center comes clean.
* Cool and invert the pan to release cake and enjoy. Can be stored outside for 2 days.
37 thoughts on : clementine date cake (egg-free, sugar-free, whole wheat)
This looks very good! I am loving the sugar free and whole wheat recipe. 🙂
Dates and clementines sounds interesting. … can’t wait to give it a try….sugar free, egg free loving this…..
do try it, Chitra. It’s super easy!
Where did you find YOUR date syrup?
I found it in an Indian store in Chicago. 🙂
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Dates make such a great ingredient in a cake because they sweeten and make a good texture. I must make this. I will try and make my own date syrup just by cooking the dates in water and blending them until they are the consistency of molasses since I know I won’t find any around here. Thanks for bringing this to Fiesta Friday.
I’m so glad you like this, Hilda.You inspired me; I will try making the date syrup myself, as I suspect there may be preservatives in the ones available.
the cake looks so well textured 🙂 Happy FF #25 Apsara 🙂
thank you, Andy. Happy FF to you too! 🙂
Eggless dates cake looks yum:)
I’m glad you like it, Vidya!
looks delicious! thanks for sharing!
you’re welcome, Simi. Have a good weekend!
Absolutely wonderful combination here; thank you so much for bringing!!!
I’m so glad you like it, Sue. I know you have great intuition of flavors. This makes me feel so good!
Glad to bring you some good feelings; however, I’d prefer some of the cake! (just kidding) 🙂 have a great weekend!
Just beautiful Apsara! As it happens, I have date syrup in my pantry, so this one is happening soon 🙂
Great! Let me know. 🙂
I will make this cake later in the year when there are fresh clementimes!
Ooh yummm! x
yum yum! 🙂
Love how you don’t need a blender/mixer to make it! Sounds delish and healthy too. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!!
Yes, Violet. It is simple, that way. Thank you!
it is! Happy FF to you too, Nimmi.
This sounds so good. Such an interesting combo! What could I use in place of the date syrup. It might not be easy to find where I live. Thanks 🙂
Thank you, Garima. You could use molasses instead of date syrup. I have also made a cake with oranges and dates. I will post it the next time I make it.
Thanks Apsara. Will look forward to that. I love citrusy cakes and cookies 🙂
Apsara, this looks really good! I found date syrup a while ago, and used it in a few recipes, but this cake looks like it would really showcase this ingredient. Thanks for the recipe!
you’re welcome, Saucy! I am so glad you like it.
This looks delicious. I need some more healthy cake recipes. Thanks for sharing. Emma.
you’re welcome, Emma. Glad you like it.
Wow! That’s a wonderful cake, Apsara. Never used date syrup ever in baking. It must have been so flavorful!
It is, Aditi. Thank you!
Wow apsara, cake which is egg free, butter and whole wheat.. Amazing one.l will definitely try it… 🙂
You have a wonderful blog…:)
thank you so much! 🙂