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Queen Elizabeth Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Nut meats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
For the topping:
  Brown sugar 5 Tablespoon
  Cream 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Prepare the dates by cutting and removing the seeds.
2) Add 1 teaspoon soda.
3) Pour in 1 cup boiling water and let stand, until the other ingredients are ready.
4) Preheat oven to moderate heat.

MAKING
5) In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar.
6) Beat in egg.
7) Add the dry ingredients to combine well.
8) Fold in nuts and dates.
9) Use a greased 9 x 12-inch pan, to pour the batter.
10) Place inside oven to bake for 30 minutes.
11) Cool in pan, before inverting on rack.
12) To prepare the topping, add all the topping ingredients in a saucepan.
13) Place over heat to boil together for 3 minutes.

SERVING
14) Use the topping to spread over baked cake. Place inside broiler to brown the top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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