1 1/4 cup dates
1 1/2 cup self-raising flour
2/3 cup caster sugar
1 cup water
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- Place dates and water in a small saucepan. Simmer until mixture thickens (the dates will break down to a mush).
- Take off the heat and add bicarb. Quickly mix well (the mixture will froth up and have a lot of air in it). Add butter in and mix well.
- Add eggs and sugar.
- Fold in flour.
- Place mixtute in prepared cupcake cases in a muffin tin. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 15-18 minutes.
- Add icing and decorate.
Original recipe found on www.honeyandsoy.com