Ingrients & Directions

1 c Dates
1 c Boiling water
1 ts Vanilla
1/4 c Margarine
1 c Sugar
1 Egg, beaten
1 1/2 c Flour
1 ts Baking powder
1 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt

6 tb Brown sugar
3 tb Butter
4 tb Canned milk
1 c Coconut
1 pn 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,

6 Servings

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