A delicious pudding with dates and a toffee sauce
To make the cake:
Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs and mix well. Then add the coffee.
Gradually add the flour until well blended.
Add the dates and water.
Bake at 350F/180C for 45-50 minutes in a lightly greased 8"/20cm square baking pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper.
To make the sauce:
Melt the butter with the sugar until the sugar is dissolved.
Carefully add the cream and brandy.
Drizzle over the cake when serving.