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Date Squares

Ingredients
  Dates 1 Pound
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Self-raising flour 7 Ounce
  Bran 1 Ounce
  Butter 4 Ounce
  Caster sugar 3 Ounce
  Egg 1
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. . Start by preheating the oven to 350°F
2. Take the dates, chop and stone them

MAKING
3. In a saucepan, place the dates along with water and lemon juice, cook for 5 minutes, and stir till mixture becomes paste, leave aside to cool down
4. In a mixing bowl, place flour and bran, take butter and rub with the flour mixture to mkae it look like breadcrumbs, then add sugar 2 oz,egg, yolk and milk to the dough, place the dough and knead it till it becomes smooth.
5. Take the dough and divide into half, place one half of dough on a tin and sprinkle date over it then cover the dates with the next half of dough
6. In a bowl, place egg white and whisk it lightly with a fork, brush the mixture over top of dough and sprinkle with sugar
7. Finally bake for 30-35 minutes , once bake cut the dough into squares, cut it while it's hot, leave the dough in the tin to cool it down before serving

SERVING
8. Serve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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