Date Nut Pudding
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Pitted dates||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Orange rind||1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Boiling water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
1. Mix granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon of the butter or margarine in medium-size bowl.
2. Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt onto waxed paper; blend into sugar mixture alternately with milk. Stir in dates, walnuts, vanilla and orange rind; pour into a buttered 9x9x2-inch pan. Combine water, brown sugar and remaining 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in small saucepan; heat until bubbling; pour over batter.
3. Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 45 minutes, or until the top is sticky-firm.