Betty's Self Saucing Sticky Date Pudding

Betty's Self Saucing Sticky Date Pudding Recipe

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Betty Bramanis

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@RecipesandSmallTalk

A warm "cake like" pudding, dotted with chopped sweet dates and walnuts (optional) baked with a caramel sauce underneath. Sticky date pudding is an iconic Aussie dessert, I have made and enjoyed many times. The perfect dessert to end a cold and chilly night.

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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    2 1/2 cups self raising flour
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    1 1/3 cup brown sugar
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    1/3 cup butter, melted
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    2 cups dried dates, chopped smallish (use kitchen shears)
  • ·
    1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
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    1 tablespoon vanilla
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    1/2 cup chopped walnuts - optional
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    1 1/3 cup milk - use soy or almond milk for vegan option
  • CARAMEL SAUCE

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    2 cups boiling water
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    1 cup brown sugar
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    2 tablespoons butter, finely chopped

How to Make Betty's Self Saucing Sticky Date Pudding

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre heat oven to 375oF (180oC) and well grease a large 16 cup capacity oven proof dish (I use my large casserole dish or ceramic lasagna tray).
  2. Sift the flour and cinnamon into a bowl. Add the sugar and mix. Make a well in the centre, add in the butter and milk. Fold in the dates and nuts (if using). Spread into the prepared dish.
  3. Pour the prepared sauce (how to following) carefully over the batter. Use the back of a wooden spoon to pour the liquid over. Bake in the pre heated oven for 50-60 minutes or until the top is set. Serve with ice-cream and/or cream.
  4. To make the caramel sauce: In a large jug, combine the water, sugar and butter. Stir until the butter is melted.

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About Betty's Self Saucing Sticky Date Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Australian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Vegan Kosher Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom
Hashtag: #walnuts




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