3/4 cup brown sugar
2 1/4 cups self raising flour
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 cup dates
grated rind of a lemon
Mix all the dry ingredients together.
Add melted butter and honey and mix well.
Press into greased slice tin (cooking times based on 11" x 7" approximately).
Bake in a moderate oven for 25 minutes until brown.
Notes: (1) lemon icing complements the ginger and date (2) if preferred replace ground ginger with ground cinnamon
Christmas around the world
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