|Dates||1 cup, cut into small pieces|
|Soda bicarbonate (Baking soda)||1 teaspoon|
|Cake flour||2 ½ cups|
|Sugar||1 ¾ cup (finely powdered)|
|Vanilla essence||2 teaspoon|
|Cashew nut||50 gm (cut into small pieces)|
Mix dates, water and baking soda and keep overnight.
Mix sugar and butter in a bowl. Use mixer to mix it thoroughly.
Add eggs one by one to this and keep mixing it. (To avoid spoiled eggs from destructing the whole item, break eggs in a separate small bowl, check it and then slowly add to the above mixture).
Add cake flour to this little by little and mix it well.
Add rest of the items: fermented dates, vanilla essence and cashew nut to this mixture and blend it.
Pour it in an aluminum tray and bake for ~1 hour at ~150C.
Mdm. Radhamma Pillai, Bedok, Singapore