250 g soft butter
1 1⁄2 cup treacle sugar/sticky brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1⁄2 cup flour
2 cup chopped dates
2 cup chopped pecan nuts
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Pre heat oven to 180°c
Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla essence.
Add in dry ingredients, dates and nuts. Beat well.
Spoon batter into 2 greased square pans.
bake for 25-30 minutues.
sprinkle grated chocolate and coconut (optional) over cake while hot.