Sticky Toffee Pudding / Sticky Date Pudding
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This is a favourite for my family and lots of other families too.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: UK
Serves: 12
  • Cake
  • 60 g butter softened
  • ¾ cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1¼ cups dates chopped
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1½ cups self-raising flour
  • ⅛ tsp vanilla essence
  • Sauce
  • ¼ cup golden syrup
  • 125 g butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup thick cream
  1. Mix the dates and bicarbonate soda in a bowl. Pour over the boiling water and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Cream the butter and the sugar.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time and beat well.
  4. Fold in sifted flour and stir in date mixture and vanilla.
  5. Evenly pour into a greased, large cupcake tin.
  6. Cook for 30-40 minutes at 170C /340F or until firm when touched in the center.
  1. Melt the butter, sugar and golden syrup. Stir until dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the cream.
  3. Cut the pudding into squares and serve with the sauce, cream and/or ice cream.
Recipe by Orgasmic Chef at