Nutty apricot & cinnamon pudding
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 6 medjool dates , stoned and roughly chopped (see try below)
- handful chopped dried apricots
- 1 tsp ground spice
- 2 tbsp honey
- 150ml orange juice
- handful chopped mixed nuts
- 1 madeira cake (loaf)
- STEP 1
Put the dates in a small pan with the apricots, spice and honey, then pour over the orange juice. Bring to the boil and cook for 5 mins, until the dates have broken down and you have a thick, syrupy sauce. Stir in the nuts.
- STEP 2
Cut the cake in half lengthways, on the horizontal. Use a 150ml ramekin to cut out 4 circles from the cake. Divide the date mix between the 4 ramekins, then top with the circles of cake, pressing them down gently. Cover with cling film and microwave on high for 3 mins, then turn out onto a plate and serve with cream or ice cream.