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“This recipe is on Weight Watchers most wanted list - you have been warned! But enjoy it for special occasions, especially holiday feast time!”
1 9x13 inch baking tray

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  1. Place chopped dates in bowl with golden syrup, black treacle, coffee essence and bicarbonate of soda, add boiling water and leave to one side.
  2. In large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar, beat until mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Gradually add the eggs a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Carefully fold in the self-raising flour using a metal spoon.
  5. Fold in the date mixture including all the liquid.
  6. The mixture will be sloppy (this will make the pudding light).
  7. Place mixture in a greased and lined baking tray and bake in a medium to hot oven for 20-30 minutes.
  8. Finish pudding should be slightly resilient to touch if not turn down oven and bake for a further 10 minutes.

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