1/2 kg. (1 pound) dates, chopped
1 cup castor sugar (superfine sugar)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 medium size coconut, grated
1/2 cup (1 stick/4 oz./113g) butter
1 tsp. vanilla essence or vanilla extract
2 tsp. lemon juice
Icing or confectioners' sugar, for dusting
Mix the first 6 ingredients really well. Put in an oven-proof serving dish and bake at 180 degrees C/350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until knife comes out clean. After taking it out sprinkle with lemon juice and dust with icing sugar. Serve immediately with plain cream.
Makes 6-8 servings.
Submitted By: Sahiba
Date: September 19, 2006