Sticky Toffee Pudding
50mins plus soaking
Pudding British England Europe
225g/8oz Self Raising
1 teasp Baking Powder
2 Eggs, beaten
1 teasp Bicarbonate of
1teasp Vanilla Extract
150g/5oz Soft Brown
4 tbsp Double Cream
1. Place the dates,
vanilla and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl and pour the boiling water over them.
Mix well and leave to stand until the dates have absorbed most of the
2. Preheat the oven to
180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4 and grease an 18cm/7inch cake tin.
3. In a mixing bowl,
cream the butter and sugar together until light & fluffy. Gradually beat in
the eggs then fold in the flour and mix well.
4. Add the date
mixture to the creamed mixture and beat all the ingredients together until well
5. Pour into the
greased cake tin and bake for 40 minutes.
6. 5 minutes
before the end of the cooking time, make the sauce by melting the butter in a
saucepan. Add the sugar and cream, stirring constantly, and cook for about
To serve - pour sauce over finished pudding and serve immediately.
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