6 oz.flour(1+1/2 cup)

8 oz.dates

4 oz.sugar

4 oz.butter

2 tsp.baking powder

2 tblsp.milk powder or 1/2 cup milk

2-3 eggs

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.


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