Date and Walnut Teacake
125g butter / margarine
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup soft brown sugar
3 tbs milk
11/2 finely chopped dates
1 tsp soda bicarbonate
2 cups plain flour
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg (or cinnanmon?)
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 egs lightly beaten.
1. Preheat oven to 180 celcius. Brush with oil and line a loaf tin.
2.Combine butter , honey , brown sugar and milk in a thick bottom pan and stir over low heat until butter has melted and sugas disoolved. Add dates and soda combiend and set aside to cool.
3.Sift flour and nutmeg . Add walnut. Create a well in the center.
4. Add butter mixture and eggs and stir well but not overbeat. Pour mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 50 to an hour or until skewer comes out clean when inserted into center of the cake.
5. Leave in the pan for 10 minutes before turning onto wire.