queen elizabeth cake 3

6 servings
1 cup Dates
1 cup Boiling water
1 teaspoon Vanilla
¼ cup Margarine
1 cup Sugar
6 tablespoons Brown sugar
3 tablespoons Butter
4 tablespoons Canned milk
Egg, beaten
1½ cup Flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Coconut
1 pinch Salt



Cook dates, water and vanilla to soft mass. Cream margarine, sugar and egg. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Add date mixture.

Pour into a 9 x 9 greased pan and bake at 325F for 35 minutes.

While cake is baking, put all the topping ingredients into a small pot and bring to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes. When cake is baked, remove from oven, spread topping on it and place under the broiler to brown. Watch carefully, because it could burn. Helen Peagram, F-Cooking

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