Chocolate & Date Cake Recipe

As sure as eggs is eggs, and there are plenty of them here, this is sure to be a sweet tooth's delight!
I have always had a tendency to shy away from tortes because I considered them to be complicated but much to my surprise it is definitely not the case.  

Pref Time: 15-20 mins
Cook Time: 40-50 mins
Serves: 6-8

egg whites
220g caster sugar
150g dark chocolate, melted
35g plain flour, sifted
200g fresh dates, pitted and chopped
cocoa powder , for dusting