Upside Down dates cake

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-Khajoor (Dates) as required (Medjool or Mabroom)

Prepare Caramel Sauce:

-Sugar 1/3 Cup

-Water 2-3 tbs

-Makhan (Butter) 60g

-Vanilla essence ½ tsp

-Namak (Salt) 1 pinch or to taste

Prepare Cake Mixture:

-Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 & ¼ Cup

-Darchini powder (Cinnamon powder) ½ tbs

-Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp

-Baking powder 1 tsp

-Almond flour ¼ Cup

-Makhan (Butter) unsalted 200g (room temperature)

-Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) 1 Cup

-Anday (Eggs) 5 (room temperature)

-Vanilla essence 1 tsp

-Caramel syrup or Honey



-Use a sharp knife to cut the dates in half,remove & discard the pits & set aside.

Prepare Caramel Sauce:

-In a saucepan,add sugar,water & turn on the flame,spread evenly and cook on very low flame until it caramelizes & turns brown.

-Add butter & mix well until butter melts.

-Add vanilla essence,salt & whisk well & transfer the caramel sauce in an 8-inch baking pan lined with butter paper & spread caramel evenly in the pan.

-Arrange the date halves,cut-side up,in a circular fashion over the caramel sauce to cover entire bottom & set aside.

Prepare Cake Mixture:

-In a bowl,place a sifter,add all-purpose flour,cinnamon powder,salt,baking powder & sift all dry ingredients together.

-Add almond flour,mix well & set aside.

-In another bowl,add butter & beat well.

-Add caster sugar & beat well.

-Add eggs,one by one and beating well after each addition.

-Add vanilla essence & beat until just combined (don’t over mix).

-Now add dry ingredients & fold until combined.

-Transfer the batter to the pan with the dates and gently smooth over the arranged dates and tap few times.

-Bake in preheated oven at 170C for 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden skewer comes out clean.

-Take out from oven & let it cool completely.

-Cut into slices,drizzle caramel syrup or honey & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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