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“I have been making this recipe since 1982! Super easy to make - it can almost be made as visitors drive in if you have pre-chopped dates in the pantry.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
32
YIELD:
1 slab
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 8 ounces chopped dates
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 4 cups corn flakes
  • 4 tablespoons desiccated coconut

Directions

  1. Lightly grease a swiss roll pan and place a thin layer of coconut on the bottom.
  2. In a large saucepan, mix, melt and mash together the sugar, dates and butter.
  3. Add the cornflakes and mix well.
  4. Place the above filling into the tin and press lightly, with a fork, onto the layer of coconut.
  5. Sprinkle a further layer of coconut onto the filling and lightly press down.
  6. This is best cut into pieces when it is still luke warm.
  7. Keep in the 'fridge or in the freezer.

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