Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

An old South African recipe; I remember my mom making this almost every weekend. It has a strong brandy flavor and is delicious served warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar and butter well.
  2. Mix dates with boiling water.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together.
  4. Stir all 3 mixes as well as nuts together until just mixed.
  5. Bake in medium size baking pan (sprayed) for about 45 minutes at 350.
  6. Syrup:.
  7. Boil sugar and water together over low heat for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat; add brandy, butter and vanilla and pour over hot tart.

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