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The 'Sure to Rise' Cookery Book

Date Rolls

Date Rolls.

  • 1 ℔. flour (or 2 breakfast cups)
  • 4 ozs. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 ozs. butter
  • 2 teaspoonfuls Edmonds' Baking Powder
  • ½ ℔. dates or sultanas chopped
  • Milk to mix, salt a pinch, cinnamon

Rub butter into flour, add all dry ingredients, beat egg till frothy, mix all together to a stiff paste, turn out on a board, form into a roll, and cut in equal parts, put on cold, greased, and floured oven tray, and put in quick oven; when nearly done brush over with hot water, and sprinkle liberally with cinnamon and sugar; return to oven to dry.