Thursday, September 10, 2009

Recipe for Sticky Date Pudding

Some of you have asked for the recipe for sticky date pudding and after trying a couple of different versions I settled on this one as being easy and good.

Sticky Date Pudding

1 cup water

1 cup chopped dates

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 butter

1 cup sugar

1 large egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cup flour

1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

1 Pour boiling water over dates and baking soda in small bowl,mix and let stand until lukewarm.
2 cream butter and sugar in medium bowl until light and creamy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with date mixture,making 3 dry and two liquid additions. Mix well. Spread evenly in prepared pan(9 inch square),greased.

3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes at 350.

Toffee sauce

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar-(I use less)
3/4 cup whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Melt butter and dissolve sugar over medium heat
add cream and vanilla

simmer 5 minutes until slightly thickened

Serve warm over sticky date pudding



blushing rose said...

Yum! Gonna try this ... TY for sharing. Have a great weekend. TTFN ~Marydon

Mari @ Once Upon a Plate said...

Carolyn, thank you for this recipe ~ it looks wonderful!

I was so wowwed by the entire presentation of your TT photos that I forgot to mention how great your Sticky Date Pudding looked.

I hope to try it soon. xo ~m

Alicia said...

Must try your recipe. Anything with tofee will deliver happy happy weekend moments.

Jenny H. said...

Mmm, sounds wonderful! Gonna have to try this on the first really chilly weekend this fall. Thanks for sharing!

FEDERICA said...

I'm gonna try! Looks yummy!

Ofelias Hus said...

Wow, that looks like something for me to try...
Lovely pictures as usual!

Anette in Sweden

kclily said...

Thank you for the recipe and beautiful pictures.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Thank you Carolyn! I made it and it turned very well. Love it and I will be making it for Christmas this year along with my pumpkin pie. Have a wonderful day.