Cheese And Date Bread
|Plain flour||8 Ounce (All Purpose)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Dry mustard||1 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cheddar cheese||4 Ounce, grated|
|Stoned dates||3 Ounce, pitted, chopped|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
Sift the flour, baking powder, mustard, salt and pepper into a bowl.
Rub in the butter or margarine.
Stir in the grated cheese and chopped dates.
Set aside 2 teaspoons of the beaten egg for brushing.
Combine the remainder with the milk.
Add to the dry ingredients and beat thoroughly.
Spoon the mixture into a greased and floured 1 lb.
Brush with beaten egg.
Bake in the centre of a moderately hot oven, 375°F, Gas Mark 5 for 45 minutes until golden brown and firm to the touch.