Steamed Sticky Date Puddings (with Caramel Sauce)

  • Steamed Sticky Date Puddings (with Caramel Sauce)
  • Steamed Sticky Date Puddings (with Caramel Sauce)
  • Steamed Sticky Date Puddings (with Caramel Sauce)

Rated 4.36 out of 5 based on 7 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pited dates
  • 1 tspn bicarbonate of soda
  • 300 ml boiling water
  • 60 g butter softened
  • 3/4 cups caster sugar
  • 2 x eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tspn vanilla
  • 1/1/4 cup self - raising flour

Method

Place dates and soda in a large bowl. Pour boiling water over dates and set aside.
In a bowl combine butter and sugar, mix well. Stir in eggs and vanilla until well blended.
Fold in flour, dates and liquid.
Spoon into 16 lightly greased chinese tea cups
Place in steamer on bottom shelf
Steam 100′C for 15 minutes or until cooked when tested.

Caramel Sauce
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup cream
40g butter.
Combine all ingradients and cook on medium low setting stirring until sugar has dissolved. Simmer without stirring for 3 minutes or until thickened

Serve Puddings with Caramel Sauce and a scoop of double cream

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  • Oh yeah, I love sticky date pudding! This recipe looks amazing, thanks for sharing Rebecca.

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    by Cameron Bryant on 20/09/2012, 00:53
    Cameron Bryant
  • Ooh, tea cups! What a fabulous idea, I never would have thought of that. I’m definitely going to try this :)

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    by Louise Carter on 20/09/2012, 02:40
    Louise Carter
  • They were deliciously light.

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    by Darren Coleman on 20/09/2012, 02:59
    Darren Coleman
  • yummie: they were sensational :-)

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    by Bel Russo on 20/09/2012, 03:29
    Bel Russo