Date Roll

Date Roll


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About this recipe: This is an easy and delicious "sweet" that is a little different!


Serves: 11 

  • 600g (1 lb 6 oz) caster sugar
  • 250ml (8 fl oz) evaporated milk
  • 175g (6 oz) dates, pitted and chopped
  • 150g (5 oz) chopped nuts

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Butter a 30x40cm sheet of aluminium foil and dust generously with icing sugar.
  2. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, mix together the sugar and evaporated milk. Stir frequently and bring to softball stage of 110 degrees C. Stir in dates and nuts; allow mixture to cool.
  3. Form into a roll about 4cm in diameter and wrap in the prepared foil; chill in fridge until firm. Slice thinly with a knife dipped in hot water to serve.

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