Date and apple squares

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Date and apple squares
Date and apple squares

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Mum knows best


I loved these when mum made them, though they never looked like this picture!

Paul R Smith
Servings:10 - Makes 1 cake (20 cm / 8" sq)
Calories per serving:159
Ready in:45 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:9th August 2013

Another recipe from Mum's scribbled cookery notes. Her original notes used self-raising flour but she later changed it to plain flour as she thought it was 'nicer'. I'll leave it to you to decide which is best.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 200° C (400° F - gas 6), [fan oven 180° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]


  1. Peel, core and dice the apples
  2. Chop the dates and crush the walnuts
  3. Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix until combined well
  4. Spread the mixture into a lightly greased 20 cm (8") square shallow baking tray
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown

Serving suggestions

Cut into squares and server warm with soured cream

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