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This Ramadan add more flavors and taste to your usual cooking options with some mouth-watering recipesLet’s start with delicious Date Cake Squares. They are healthy, tasty and very easy to make.

Here is what you need:

  • 1 1/2 cups sifted pastry flour
  •  1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 pound pitted dates, diced
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, pastry flour, salt, 1 cup brown sugar, and baking soda. Mix in the butter until crumbly. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch square baking pan.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the dates, water, and 1/3 date_cake_squarescup brown sugar. Bring to a boil, and cook until thickened. Stir in lemon juice, and remove from heat. Spread the filling over the base, and pat the remaining crumb mixture on top.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in preheated oven, or until top is lightly toasted. Cool before cutting into squares.

That’s it! Your cakes are ready, enjoy them!