Date Rock Cakes
- 1/2 lb Flour
- 3 ozs dates chopped
- 1.5 ozs sugar
- 1.5 ozs margarine
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
Preheat oven to 350 deg F (Gas mark 4 or 180 deg C).
Rub the fat and flour together
Add the sugar, baking powder and chopped dates
Stir in enough milk to make a stiff mixture
Add bicarbonate of soda
Pile helps of mixture onto greased baking tray and bake for 20-30 minutes.
The original recipes were published within The Kitchen Front (122 Wartime recipes broadcast by Frederick Grisewood, Mable Constandurous and others, specially selected by the Ministry of Food. My copy was originally published in 1942 and cost 6D.