Date Pudding

½ cup cooking fat
1 cup wholewheat flour
6ozs chopped stoned dates
1 cup milk
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
Lemon juice substitute
1 cup stale breadcrumbs

Rub fat into flour, when well blended add milk, lemon, breadcrumbs, sugar, and chopped stoned dates. Add soda dissolved in a little warm water and mix well. Put into
greased basin and steam for two or three hours.