Date wheels

Recipe from: 1/14/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 13
Servings 11
Time

Ingredients

  • DOUGH
  • 500
    g
    cake flour
  • 3
    ml
    baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 125
    g
    butter
  • 1
    egg whisked
  • FILLING
  • 125
    g
    dates, pitted
  • 2
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 2
    ml
    mixed spice
  • 65
    ml
    milk
  • 1
    whisked egg
  • 5
    ml
    water
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C and line a baking sheet with baking paper. Sift the dry ingredients together and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse mealie meal. Add the egg and mix to form a stiff dough. Knead lightly, cover and leave to rest for 15 minutes. Meanwhile prepare the filling. Place the dates, bicarbonate of soda, spices and milk in a small saucepan and boil until the dates are soft. Cool and stir in the whisked egg. Roll out the dough into a large square and spread the filling over the entire surface. Roll into a sausage shape, brush the long side with water and press down lightly. Brush the top of the roll with milk. Cut into 1,5 cm slices, arrange on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes until golden. Cool and store in an airtight container.
 

Read more on: bake  |  fruit
 

You might also Like

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Frozen Tiramisu

2017-12-13 10:48
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.