One pound dates
One and a half cups brown sugar
One cup walnuts
Three quarters cup butter
One cup boiling water
One teaspoon baking soda
Two eggs, well beaten
One teaspoon rum flavouring
One and three quarter cups flour
One teaspoon baking powder

Mix all the ingredients. Put into pan and bake for one hour at 350 degrees fahrenheit.

Taken from The Mennonite Treasury of Recipe's.