Dates and Banana Cake /Soft Moist Dates and Banana Cake/ Loaf

Dates and banana cake .soft moist and super yummy cake .This cake is super soft and taste delish .Dates gives this cake a natural sweetness and banana makes it soft .
Try this cake when you have over ripe banana they work charm in this cake.
I have posted a date and walnut cake before this cake is equally as good as that I ran out of walnuts  I skipped adding it here .It still tasted yumm .

2 over ripe bananas 
250 gms dates seedless
1/2 tsp baking soda  
2 eggs 
140 gms flour /maida
100 gms powdered sugar /brown sugar 
100 gms butter 
2 tbsp oil 
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1 tsp baking powder 
2 tbsp milk 
1 tsp vanilla essence .


  • Soak the dates in 3/4 cup  hot boiling water and baking soda keep it aside for 30 minutes 
  • Grease a 8 inch loaf tin with oil and cover it with butter paper or line it with parchment .
  • Pre heat oven at 180 degree Celsius  for 10 minutes 

  • Sift flour and baking powder together and keep aside .
  • Beat butter,oil  and  sugar  in  a bowl until creamy and fluffy
  • Add eggs and vanilla  essence and beat well.
  • Mash the  banana and  add it to the date mixture,blend  it until smooth.

  • To this add the butter egg mixture and  cinnamon  powder ,milk and blend it till well incorporated. 
  • Add the  sifted flour  and  mix with  spatula or beat  on low  speed
  •  Pour the batter in the  prepared cake tin
  •  Bake at 180 degree  Celsius for 45- 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted  comes out  clean.

you may add walnuts if you want,dust them with  flour before mixing in the batter.
i have used seedless black oman dates you can use the brown ones too.

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  1. How can we make it without eggs? Please inform me.

    1. Mix half cup curd/yogurt/dahi with 1/4 tsp baking soda and keep aside for 5 minutes later mix it in place of egg

  2. Looks so soft and moist!! perfectly made!!

  3. That is such a delicious looking cake with bananas and dates together in one! Must make this someday...

  4. Hello Gloria. ..I must say your cake recipes are amazing! Every time I try they are perfect. Thanks you so much for these lovely treats.

    Wanted to clarify one doubt. ..Your 1 cup measures how much? I am using 200 ml as 1 cup. ..Please help.

    God bless you!

    1. Hi dear,
      Thanks for such kind words,So Glad to hear this .

      Do share a pic of cake or any recipe you try from my blog I'll be happy to share it on my FB page ..
      Dear my cup measures 200 ml .

      God bless you too 😊

  5. Hi , 2 bananas means small ones or the big ones. Can I replace butter with oil. If yes, how much.thank you.

    1. You can replace butter with oil same quantity..
      2 big ones