Cape Date Tart in a Fudge Topping

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves:2
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Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 60 gms - Corn flour
  • 125 gms - Butter or margarine
  • 1.5 cup - walnuts, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup - dates, chopped
  • 1 cup - boiling water
  • 1 tsp - bicarbonate of soda
  • 1.5 cups - flour
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • For Fudge Sauce:
  • 4 tbsp - Butter
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • 1.5 cups - Sugar
  • 1.5 cup - Cream (optional)

How to Make Cape Date Tart in a Fudge Topping

  • Pour the boiling water over the dates, add the bicarbonate of soda and allow to froth.
  • Leave to soak - overnight if possible.
  • Sift the dry ingredients, the flours, and baking powder.
  • Beat the butter (or margarine) and sugar, until light and creamy.
  • Add the eggs and stir in the sifted dry ingredients. Add the nuts.
  • Bake at 1901.5 degree C for 35-45 mins in a well greased pie dish.
  • Make a Fudge Topping:
  • Add all the ingredients and heat to gentle boil until the sugar is dissolved and slightly thickened.
  • Remove the tart when cooked and a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Pour over the fudge topping immediately and leave for 20 mins for the sauce to be absorbed before serving with fresh cream.