Saturday, 11 April 2009

Self Saucing Sicky Date Pudding

This is a really quick version of everyones favourite and it tastes really good. So if you want a quick dessert and love sticky date then this is for you!

1 cup chopped dried dates
1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
1/2 cup caster sugar
3/4 cup milk
2 cups boiling water
1 cup brown sugar
30gm butter, chopped

  • Place dates in a heatproof bowl add enough boiling water to cover and stand for ten minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a shallow ovenproof dish (2 litre capacity)
  • Sift the flour and caster sugar into a bowl. Add the drained dates and milk, mix until combined. Spread the mixture into the prepared dish.
  • In a large jug combine the measured boiling water, brown sugar and butter, stir until the butter is melted. Carefully pour the mixture over the pudding batter.
  • Place dish on an oven tray and bake for about 40 minutes or until browned and centre is firm to touch.
  • Stand for 5 minutes before serving with thick cream or ice-cream

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