Icing Date cake
500 g chopped dates
Mix baking soda with 1 cup of water and add Chopped dates and add 1 tsp rose and 1 tsp almond essence. Keep for 12 hours. Sieve flour three times with baking powder and all spice.
Cream together the butter & sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs in a separate mixing bowl. Add flour and egg cream time to time to butter & sugar mixture. Add chopped cashew nut and date mixture also, Add 1 tsp vanilla, almond and rose essences mix well.
Bake in preheated oven at 200 C for first 20 minutes then 160 C another 30 to 40 minutes. keep it cool down for 2 hrs. Then mix butter, icing sugar, rose and almond essence. Spread the icing mixture over the top of the date cake.
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