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Ginger and Date Squares



16 piece(s)

  • 250 g dates
  • 210 g Milk
  • 1 teas baking soda
  • 120 g Butter, softened
  • 200 g sugar
  • 120 g golden syrup
  • 2 eggs, (no 6)
  • 250 g flour
  • 1 teas baking powder
  • 1 Tab g round ginger
  • 1 teas g round allspice
  • Icing
  • 50 g soft butter
  • 3 teas golden syrup
  • 60-75 g crystallized ginger
  • 1 ½- 2 cups icing sugar
  • 2-3 Tab boiling water
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 180.C. Line the base and sides of a 22cm x 33cm baking tray with baking paper.

    Place dates and milk into T/M- 4 minutes, 90.C –speed 2. Scoop hot mixture into a bowl, stir in baking soda and leave to stand.

    Rinse out T/M bowl, the add butter, sugar, golden syrup and eggs. Beat 2 minutes, speed 3.

    Add flour, ginger , allspice and date mixture.

    Process  on knead setting for 1 minute.

    Pour soft mixture into lined baking tray, bake 25-30 minutes, or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

    Leave in baking tray for 5 minutes before removing and allowing  to cool on a wire rack.



    Place butter, syrup and ginger in T/M bowl, combine on speed 3 for 10 seconds. Add 1 ½ cups icing sugar and speed 3 for 4-8 seconds. Add more icing sugar or a little water, so that the icing is of a spreading consistency. Pour and spread the icing over the warm slice, leave to set.





This Date and Ginger square will keep for at least 6 weeks in the freezer.


(Instead of icing the square, use as a sticky date pudding, serving with a hot butterscotch sauce.)

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