Christmas is around the corner and it is the perfect time to get baking in order to celebrate the most popular winter festival. Christmas is widely associated with baked food items, especially cakes. Date and Walnut cake is the most popular variant that most people prefer baking as it is not only super easy but also super delicious. We have used only walnuts in the recipe but if you like, you can add cashews, almonds, raisins, candied fruits etc. If you love baking at home, then you need to bookmark this recipe. Most cakes available in the market have egg as an ingredient which might not suit people who are vegetarians or those having egg allergies. We have the perfect solution for you guys. This eggless Christmas Cake will be equally fluffy and tasty as any other egg cake. Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this Khajoor Cake for sure. You can easily store the baked cake in an airtight jar and it will easily last a week. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be.
Ingredients of Eggless Christmas Cake
1 cup pitted dates
2 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup yoghurt (curd)
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoon powdered sugar
1/2 cup walnuts
1 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
How to make Eggless Christmas Cake
Step 1 Blend the dates Add dates to a bowl. Add 1 cup warm milk and let them soak for 15 minutes. Add dates along with milk to a blender. Blend to form a thick paste.
Step 2 Mix the ingredients Add the date paste to a large bowl. Add oil, curd and use an electric whisker to mix the ingredients together. Keep whisking until you get a smooth mixture.
Step 3 Sift the dry ingredients Now keep a sieve in the bowl and add wheat flour. Also, add baking powder and baking soda. Sift the dry ingredients into the bowl. Now use the cut and fold method to mix them well with the rest of the ingredients. Add 1/2 cup warm milk and again mix well to get a smooth batter.
Step 4 Add dates and walnuts Now add 6-8 chopped dates and 1/2 cup chopped walnuts to the batter. Give a final mix.
Step 5 Bake the cake Pour the batter into a rectangular tin lined with parchment paper or greased properly with oil. Bake the cake for 45 minutes at 180 degrees Celcius.
Step 6 Ready to be served Once baked, take it out from the oven, let it cool down properly. Cut the cake into pieces and serve.