Icky Sticky Baked Date Pudding

Doreen Fish

By
@dfish

If you love dates you'll love this recipe!!!
Not a fancy dessert but very memorable!!!.....its a real bowl licker!!!


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Serves:

8

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
chopped dates
1 c
water
1 tsp
grated orange rind
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/3 c
packed brown sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

TOFFEE SAUCE

2/3 c
packed brown sugar
1/3 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
butter
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a saucepan, bring dates, water and orange rind to a boil;boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat;stir in baking soda and set aside.

I a large bowl beat butter with brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs 1 at a time, beat in vanilla. In a small bowl , whisk together flour, baking powder and salt;sprinkle half over batter and fold in gently. Fold in date mixture then remainding flour mixture.

Pour into a greased 9 inch square cake pan. Bake in 350 oven for 30 - 40 minutes. or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

Transfer to a cooling rack and let cool slightly.
2
In a saucepan bring all ingredients except vanilla to a boil, stirring until smooth. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 mins. Stir in vanilla. Cut pudding into squares.Drizzle with toffee sauce.
NOTE:
Delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings
Other Tag: Quick & Easy