Ethel’s Date Slice


2 cups plain flour

1 heaped tsp bi carb

1 cup rolled oats

½ cup sugar

2 tbsp margarine



250 g dates

½ cup sugar

juice of lemon


Beat butter and sugar to cream. Add soda and water. Then oats and flour. Kneed together. Refrigerate for ½ hour. Then roll to ½ inch to fit tin. Add filling and put top on. Boil all together the filling ingredients then cool. Bake till brown. Cool then ice with lemon icing.

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