Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Simple cake without any fat and leavening. One of my recipes to try!!! From Originally published with DE GUSTIBUS; Proof That Cholesterol Can't Kill: An Egg Shop That Thrives By MOLLY O'NEILL, May 1, 1991


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine the eggs and brown sugar in the top of a double boiler.
  3. Cook 20 minutes over low heat, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon, until thick.
  4. Stir in the vanilla, sifted flour, dates and salt.
  5. Pour into an ungreased 9-by-13-inch baking pan.
  6. Bake 20 minutes.
  7. Cool, cut into squares and serve.
  8. YIELD 1 cake (6 to 8 servings).