Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 1 hr

I believe this was the Queen Mother's favourite cake!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Let first 3 ingreds stand while rest is mixed.
  2. Add all ingreds to the date mixture.
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Bake in loaf pan at 180ºC for 40-45 minutes.
  5. TOPPING:.
  6. Mix ingreds together & boil for 3 minutes.
  7. Spread on cooled cake & sprinkle with nuts.
Most Helpful

Very, very good. I love dates and this is something I would have again. Adopted for Spring 2008 PAC.

Darkhunter April 29, 2008