2cup pitted dates
1 cup self raising flour
3/4 raw sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/4 cup water
A pinch of salt
Melted butter to grease baking paper
Preheat oven to 170degree centigrade.
Chop dates roughly
In a saucepan add dates and water cook for five minutes. Remove from heat add baking soda.
In a separate bowl combine sugar,egg,salt and melted butter.
Add flour and dates to the mixture.
Grease 20 cm square pan with butter and line it with baking sheet.
Pour the date mixture tap the tin and sprinkle the top with pecan nuts and press gently.
Bake on a preheated oven for 20min or unit cooked.