Sticky Toffee Pudding

This has to be a classic right? It’s rich, tasty and everything you need in a pudding. If you haven’t made one yourself you need to add it to your list as it is just so tasty and easy to make.

Prep Time: 20 – 30 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Portions 4 – 6 Depending on how much you can eat

Ingredients

  • 225g Chopped Dates
  • 175ml Boiling Water (To soak your dates in)
  • 175g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 TSP Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 2 Eggs
  • 85g Butter
  • 140g Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Black Treacle
  • 100ml Milk

For the sauce

  • 175g Brown Sugar
  • 50g Butter
  • 225ml Double Cream
  • 1 TBSP Black Treacle

Equipment you will need

  • Knife and Chopping Board
  • Large Bowl and spatula
  • Medium Size Bowl
  • Sauce pan
  • Spoons
  • Oven Prove Dish

Method

  1. Fist of all you need to take your chopped dates and put them into your medium size bowl and cover with boiling water. This will help to soften them before you add them to your batter
  2. Ok, now they are soaking you can pre heat your over to 180C/ Gas Mark 5 and start to make your batter. So take your butter and sugar and beat together until light and fluffy and take your flour and add in your Bicarbonate of Soda and put to one side
  3. Now add your eggs a bit at a time into your butter mix until they are completely combined
  4. Now get your flour and fold this into your mix until all combined
  5. By now your dates should be softened so you can drain any left over water and then add your dates to your batter and mix
  6. You can now also add your milk and mix again as this will help to loosen your batter, then add to your dish and bake for approximately 30 mins until a knife comes out clean
  7. Whiles your sticky toffee pudding is cooking you can make your sauce
  8. So take your butter, sugar and half of your double cream (112ml) and melt on a medium heat until your sugar has dissolved, this will take approximately 5 mins then turn the heat up and let it boil for a few minutes then take it off the heat and stir in the last of your cream, then it’s done!
  9. By now your pudding should be ready to come out the over so you can pour your sauce over and enjoy

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