Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch sauce

sticky date pudding









A friend made this for us when our family visited their family in Brisbane.  It was so delicious I just had to beg her for the recipe.  This recipe can be made a day ahead which is great.

Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch sauce

By Glenda Gallant Published: August 25, 2013

                    A friend made this for us when our family visited …



    1. Grease deep 20cm round cake pan. Line base with paper, grease paper.
    2. Combine dates and water in pan, bring to boil, remove from heat, add soda, stand 5 minutes. Blend or process until smooth.
    3. Cream butter and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until well combined.
    4. Beat in eggs 1 at a time.
    5. Gently fold in sifted flour, then date mixture.
    6. Pour mixture into prepared pan, bake at 180°C for about 55 minutes or until cooked through. Cover pudding with foil if it becomes too dark during cooking.
    7. Stand pudding 10 minutes before turning onto wire rack over oven tray.
    8. Pour ¼ cup sauce over pudding, return to moderate oven, bake, uncovered, further 5 minutes.
    9. Butterscotch Sauce: Combine all ingredients in pan, stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar is dissolved, then simmer, stirring, 3 minutes.
    10. Serve pudding with a scoop of ice cream and a generous quantity of sauce.

      Hi. I'm Glenda Gallant. - daughter of Rhoda (or Grandma), Sister in law of Aileen & Pam.

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      One thought on “Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch sauce

      1. Travis says:

        Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for 6-8 minutes or until the chocolate melts and the sauce is smooth. Serve warm or at room temperature. Storage: The butterscotch …

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