Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

     What is Sticky Toffee Pudding? Well it is a classic British dessert perfect for your afternoon tea or dinner party with friends. I first discovered this dessert as a child when the neighbor kids mother used to make it all the time. I completely forgot about this cake until I went searching for what exactly it was. This delicious dessert has been enjoyed by people for ages. Give it a try! Trust me you will love it. Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dates chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 stick butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs


  • 3/4 stick butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup cream

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9x13 inch pan with cooking spray.

2. Combine the chopped dates, water, and baking soda in a saucepan and cook over high heat until boiling. Remove and set aside.

3. Combine flour and salt in one bowl and whisk together.

4. Combine butter and brown sugar in another bowl and beat with a mixer until the mixture is smooth.

5. Add in vanilla and eggs one at a time and mix well.

6. Stir in the date mixture and then the flour until well incorporated.

7. In another saucepan bring some water to a boil.

8. Pour the cake mixture into the coated pan. Sit the pan in another larger baking pan and pour the boiling water around to create a water bath. (Be careful).

9. Place in oven and bake for about 45 minutes or until the center is cooked through.

10. Meanwhile in another saucepan on the stove over medium high heat melt the butter, brown sugar,
and vanilla just until the mixture starts to simmer and bubble.

11. Slowly add in the cream and stir until the mixture becomes thick and doubles in volume.

12. Slice cake into individual pieces and pour the toffee sauce over. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

This dessert will definitely become a favorite.

Prep Time: 5 minutes.
Cook Time: 60+
Serves: 5+

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