Delightful Date Desert Recipe


1 cup chopped dates
1 cup chopped pecan nuts
1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 tablespoon butter
½ cup plain flour


Step 1

Pre-heat your oven on high
Lightly grease a casserole with oil and leave aside

Step 2

Cook the dates, nuts, water and bicarb on the stove for 1-2 minutes. Leave to cool

Step 3

Beat the sugar, egg vanilla, and butter together until creamy.
Add in the flour and mix altogether

Step 4

Add the date mixture to the creamed mixture and mix well together

Step 5

Pour the mixture into the prepared casserole and bake on 180 degrees/gas mark 4/5 for approximately 25 minutes.
Remove from oven when slightly firm but not dry.
Cut into squares (while still warm) and serve (when cooled) individually with fresh cream or vanilla ice-cream