1. Instead of 2 tsp of butter, I added 2 tblsp of butter
2. After boiling the dates, I let them cool and then added the dates after adding all of the spices and alternating with flour, 1 cup at a time.
3. Put in a bundt or angel food cake pan.
4. Baking time was over an hour for me at 325 degrees (at my folks house).