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Sticky toffee pudding

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Serves 1 - 12 Pieces

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  • 170g dates (chopped)
  • 227ml boiling water
  • 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2tsp vanilla essence
  • 226g plain flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 170g caster sugar
  • 56g butter
  • For the sauce topping
  • 4oz brown sugar
  • 3oz butter
  • Tub Elmlea double cream


    1. Preheat oven to 180C/fan
    2. Grease 12 inch by 7 inch dish
    3. Place chopped dates, bicarbonate of soda, vanilla essence in a jug with the oiling water for 5 mins
    4. Mix flour, baking powder, egg, caster sugar, butter in a bowl Neil soft and creamy and then add the dates mixture including all the water creating a sloppy batter consistency... Mix well
    5. Place in greased dish and bake for 40 mins until shrunk from sides and top bounces back!
    6. Whilst that is baking place sauce ingredients into a bowl, mix and microwave until sauce consistency
    7. When sponge is done pour topping over and bake for further 5 mins... Remove and cool and divide into 12
    8. I normally microwave a piece as required for 45 secs. Freezes well

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