Sunday, June 18, 2017


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1 cup chopped dates
1 cup boiling water
1 tsp baking soda

Put the dates in a small heat-proof bowl. Sprinkle with the baking soda and pour the boiling water over all. Set aside to cool.

1 cup sugar
1 egg
3 tbsp butter
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped nuts of your choice

In a medium mixing bowl cream together the sugar, butter, and egg. Add the baking powder, salt, vanilla, flour and eggs; mix well. Add this mixture to the date mixture and stir together until well blended.

In a 9 x 12 or 13-inch baking pan combine the following:
2 cups dark brown sugar
2 cups boiling water
1 tbsp butter

Pour the date mixture over the brown sugar mixture in the pan. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

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