Christmas sticky toffee pudding

    Christmas sticky toffee pudding

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    1hr20min


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    About this recipe: Everyone's favourite sticky toffee pudding with a Christmas twist. Always a crowd pleaser and a quick alternative to regular Christmas pudding.

    Stork
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    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • For the cake
    • 130g (4 1/2 oz) dates, chopped
    • 1 level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 65g (2 1/2 oz) Stork tub
    • 130g (4 1/2 oz) light muscovado sugar
    • 2 small eggs, beaten
    • 200g (7 oz) self raising flour
    • 1 level teaspoon mixed spice
    • 1 dessertspoon black treacle (optional)
    • For the sauce
    • 200g (7 oz) light muscovado sugar
    • 120ml (4 fl oz) Elmlea Whipping
    • 125g (4 1/2 oz) Stork packet
    • 1 tablespoon brandy, optional

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. Place dates in a mixing bowl, add 225ml (8 fl oz) boiling water. Add the bicarbonate of soda and leave for 10 minutes.
    2. Pre-heat oven to 180 C / 160 C Fan / Gas 4. While you are waiting, grease a 2 pint pudding basin.
    3. Place the Stork, sugar, eggs, flour and spice in a mixing bowl and beat together until smooth. Stir in the dates together with the soaking liquid. Pour mixture into the basin and bake for 1 hour.
    4. To make the sauce, place all the ingredients in a heavy based pan and heat until the sugar has dissolved, stirring occasionally.
    5. Pour the sauce over the pudding. Serve with a large spoonful of Elmlea Whipping if liked.

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    Reviews (2)

    1

    Amazing, we all had second helpings, truly delicious. - 26 Dec 2013

    mrsnorris
    1

    delicious! - 03 Dec 2013

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