sticky date cake recipe

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Sticky date cake

Published: 13th January 2018 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th January 2018 10:41 PM  |  A+A-

By Monish GujralExpress News Service

● Seedless dates: 150 gm
● Flour: 150 gm
● Brown sugar: 150 gm
● Butter: 40 gm
● Baking soda: One tsp
● Egg: Two

● Boiling water: 1/2 cup
● Baking powder: Two tsp
 Caramel sauce
● Brown sugar: One cup
● Butter: 100gm
● Cream: 3/4 cup
● Cognac: Two tsp

 ● Put the chopped dates in half cup boiling water, stir for two minutes. Add baking soda and heat till all the water is absorbed.
● Beat eggs in a bowl and add all ingredients of the cake and mix well with an electric blender
● Now add the dates
● Pre-heat the oven at 180°C
● Grease a spring cake tin and pour the batter into it. Bake for 30-40 minutes
● Remove from the oven and slide off the cake from the spring tin.
  For sauce
● Heat the sugar on low heat till it’s caramelised
Remove from heat and add butter and cream. Stir well. And add cognac.
● Serve the warm cake with delicious caramel sauce
The author owns the Moti Mahal chain of restaurants.

Monish Gujral

First chef from India to be invited to Le cordon Bleu to demonstrate in Paris. Monish is credited with the trailblazing turn-around of Moti Mahal, from being a small but iconic presence in Delhi, to becoming a multi-national corporation that is well on its way to defining how the world eats Indian food. A traditionalist, Monish has remained true to the signature dishes that made Moti Mahal a legend, while reinventing the dining experience into one that is exciting and avant garde to suit modern sensibilities.

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