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Date and ginger slice

Date and ginger slice
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Serving Size: Serves 10 or more
Cooking time: Less than 30 minutes
Course: Cakes/baking
Cooking method: bake

Date and ginger slice
INGREDIENTS

1½ cups self-raising flour
1 cup chopped dates
¾ cup chopped walnuts
185g butter, melted
1¼ cups brown sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon ground ginger
¼ cup chopped crystallised ginger
Icing sugar for dusting
METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a 20 x 30cm slice pan and line it with baking paper.

  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, dates and walnuts. Stir in butter, sugar, egg and ginger.

  3. Spoon into prepared pan, smoothing the top.

  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until cooked when tested. Let cool in the pan. Dust with icing sugar and cut into squares.



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