Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Cape Brandy Tart

This is just so quick and simple to make and always enjoyed. It is equally at home as a dinner party dessert or a family pudding!
200 Milliliters Boiling Water 150 Grams Dates -- chopped 5 Milligrams Baking Soda 25 Milligrams Butter 120 Grams Sugar 150 Grams Flour -- sifted 10 Milligrams Baking Powder 1 Large Egg -- beaten 50 Grams Pecans -- chopped **** Sauce **** 200 Grams Caster Sugar 200 Milliliters Water 15 Grams Butter 50 Milliliters Brandy 5 Milliliters Vanilla Pour boiling water over dates and set aside to soften - add baking soda, butter and sugar and beat well with a wooden spoon. Sift flour and baking powder into mixture - add egg and nuts - mix well and pour into a greased 230 mm round flan dish. Place on rack and microwave at high 10 minutes. Make sauce: Combine sauce ingredients and microwave on high 3 or 4 minutes until boiling. Pour hot syrup over the warm tart and serve with cream or custard - warm or allow to cool and serve with whipped cream and nuts.

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