6 oz.flour(1+1/2 cup)
2 tsp.baking powder
2 tblsp.milk powder or 1/2 cup milk
a pinch of salt
Beat butter and sugar well.Chop dates and soak in hot water(if preferred light plain tea,or black
coffee).Beat in the eggs (one at a time).fold in the rest of the ingredients .Grease a mould ,pour the
mixture.Seal with foil,and steam for 1 hour.
Serve with cream,custard, hot chocolate sauce ,apple sauce or ice-cream.