• Iris Windsor

Sticky Date Pudding in a Tray

Who doesn't like a good sticky date pudding? I tried this one very recently and it was delicious. Much easier to make than the traditional Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding in a Tray


1 1/2 cups pitted dates, roughly chopped

80g butter, cut into 1cm cubes

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2 cup boiling water

2 free range eggs

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 cups self-raising flour

Icing sugar (to dust)

double thick cream (to serve)

Caramel Sauce

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

50g butter, cut into 1cm cubes

1 1/2 cups boiling water


1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced.

2. Lightly grease a 20 x 27cm (5cm deep) baking tray.

3. Place dates and butter in a small bowl.

4. Add bicarbonate of soda and 1/2 cup boiling water.

5. Set aside for 10 minutes. Stir.

6. Place eggs and brown sugar in a large bowl and beat until combined.

7. Stir in date mixture,

8. Fold in flour. Pour batter into tray.

9. Make Caramel Sauce

10. Leave to cool slightly

11. Slowly pour mixture over back of a large metal spoon to cover batter.

12. Bake for 35 minutes or until pudding bounces back when gently touched.

13. Dust with icing sugar and dollop with cream.

14. Serve immediately.

To make the caramel sauce

1. Place brown sugar, butter and 1 1/2 cups boiling water in a large jug.

2. Stir until butter has melted.

3. Stand for 10 minutes to cool slightly

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