Step 1: Sieve maida, salt, baking powder, and baking soda together and keep aside. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, butter, and vanilla essence till the mixture becomes creamy. Mix the sieved ingredients into the egg mixture.
Step 2: Meanwhile, heat Nestlé MILKMAID, dates, and water in a pan till it boils. Cool slightly and add to above mixture.
Step 3: Pour this batter into a greased cake tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180oC for 45 minutes or till the cake is done. Remove from oven, cool for a while. Cut into pieces and serve chilled.