Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Vegan Date Cake

I love dates. And I also like cakes. When I saw Date
, one of the most popular recipes in Shilpa's
blog, I wanted to try it.

I really don't remember the number of times I have
baked this delicious cake, from past couple of months.
This is a very easy recipe to veganize. Just use soy
milk ,instead of dairy milk. Like Shilpa,
I also don't soak the dates, as I use seedless dates
to make this cake. Once I used turbinado sugar to make
Date cake. The color of the cake was so beautiful!

I somehow could not manage to get a good picture of
this delicious cake, even though I took numerous
pictures. I wanted to frost this cake as I had tofutti
cream cheese
. As I was frosting for the first
time, with loads of excitement, I started frosting
the cake when the cake was still warm. The frosting
looked horrible, but it tasted great!

Don't judge this recipe by seeing the horrible picture
of the cake. Try this recipe, and I'm sure you
will be baking this cake often.

I'm submitting this recipe to (AFAM) A fruit a month hosted by
Chandrika of AkshayaPatra


Theresa said...

That looks really yummy!

aTxVegn said...

A date cake sounds fabulous!

Kribha said...

yum...that looks absolutely delicious.

Latha Narasimhan said...

Nice vegan cake! I too should find out where we get soy milk. It is easily available in Nagpur.
Planning to post something for vegan event!:)

Swaruchy said...

Nice looking cake Kumudha :-)
A very Happy Diwali to u and family dear :-)

Vegan_Noodle said...

Mmmm, warm, gooey tofutti cream cheese over date cake? Heavenly!

Rural Vegan said...

The icing is mouth watering!

Veggie Cookster said...

I think it looks yummy! *is drooling here*

Asha said...

YUMMY! Guess what AFAM choice of fruit is! Dates, send it to Chandrika!If it's Vegan you can send it to Suganya too!:))
Happy Diwali.

Daily Meals said...

Delicious cake, Kumudha! Happy Diwali!

urban vegan said...

I love dates--and cakes--too. I think it looks just marvy.

Hey--I made your Indian Vegan Omelete last night. It was so tasty and easy. I'm sure I'll be making it again. I'll post about it in a few days. Thanks for the great recipe.

And Happy Diwali!

Kumudha said...

Thanks, everyone, for the comments!

Thanks for letting me know about the web events. Wish you and your family happy diwali!

Urban vegan,
I'm so happy that you made Indian Vegan Omelete. Yes, it is pretty easy and very nutritious also.

Thank you!

Kriba, Daily meals, sirisha, Lata
Wish you all a very happy diwali!

Sagari said...

lovely looking cake and happy diwali

zenpawn said...

I'd hardly call that a "horrible picture." Looks delicious! As you can see from my latest order, I share in your obsession with dates. :)

LizNoVeggieGirl said...

oh my goodness gracious this cake is STUNNING!! I too love dates, so I definitely will be checking out this recipe!! thanks for sharing it!! :0)

SaraJane said...

That looks so yummy! Dates are so awesome. I wonder if that makes the cake really sweet, though?

Cynthia said...

Do the dates make the cake very sweet?

Bonnie said...

Actually, I don't think that looks horrible at all! Mmm, I think that frosting is a really nice touch to the cake.

Kumudha said...

Sarajane and Cynthia,
No, the dates don't make this cake very sweet. It has a wonderful taste!

You should try it!

Chandrika said...


Thank you for the entry..The cake looks yummy...Will try it out one of these days...

Anonymous said...

this looks good!!!

workhard said...

What in the world makes you think it looks bad.. it looks yummy..

Work from home

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