by Pallavi Purani

Eggless Dates and Apple cake with streusel topping

I have been dying to make a streusel cake for sometime now. It is noting but a crunchy topping over a beautiful cake. It is very simple to make as well.

I used dates and apples for this cake as I wanted to play around with the sugar content of the cake. Adding naturally sweet ingredients gave me that freedom. Here is how you can make this gorgeous cake.

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Eggless Dates and Apple cake with streusel topping
I have been dying to make a streusel cake for sometime now. It is noting but a crunchy topping over a beautiful cake. It is very simple to make as well.
Course dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
piece
Ingredients
For the topping:
Course dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
piece
Ingredients
For the topping:
Instructions
  1. For buttermilk: In a cup of milk, add 2 tsp vinegar and let it stand for 5 min. Post this you shall have the butter milk ready to use.
  2. Pre heat an oven to 180C and line an 8" cake tin and keep aside.
  3. For the batter, in a bowl, mix the dry ingredients (except the apples and dates) with a whisk and keep aside.
  4. In a smaller bowl, mix the wet ingredients.
  5. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour the wet ingredients.
  6. Mix well with a spatula.
  7. Once all of it is amalgamated, add the apples and dates and mix well.
  8. Pout it in the cake tin.
  9. For the topping, tip the flour and sugar in a bowl, use a spoon to mix through the butter.
  10. You should land up with a rubble of flour and sugar.
  11. Cover the cake batter with the topping mix uniformly and bake for 30-35 min or until the skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.


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