Date Delight

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

How to Cook a Wolf

By MFK Fisher

Published 1944

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Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter or shortening
  • cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups soft crumbs
  • 2 cups chopped dates
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • cup milk
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • teaspoon soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Method

Cream shortening, eggs, sugar; until fluffy. Add ⅓ crumbs, dates, and then the rest of the crumbs and milk alternately. Add the sifted dry ingredients. Beat briskly one minute, and bake in a greased pan 1 hour at 325°. Serve warm with hard sauce flavored with rum.