Date & Walnut Cake
bicarbonate of soda
self raising flour
Place dates in a bowl and add the bicarbonate of soda.
Cover dates with 2 cups of boiling water and allow to cool.
In a separate bowl cream butter, sugar, vanilla essence and slightly beaten eggs.
Add flours, salt and baking powder to creamed mixture and blend thoroughly.
Lastly add dates ( with water) and nuts and mix thoroughly.
Pour batter into two lined, greased loaf pans and bake for 1 1/2 hours at 150 degrees or until skewer inserted comes out clean.