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Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce
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Winter is in full swing and that means puddings. Specifically sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce. Way before my recipe developing days I would make this for all my friends whenever we got together. It is so delicious, decadent, and you will love it.
- 250 grams pitted dry dates
- 60 grams unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs, room temperature
- 1 1/4 plain flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
- 600mls thickened cream
- 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar
- 200 grams cold unsalted butter, diced
- Pre heat oven at 170C.
- Place dates in a saucepan with 1 1/2 cups cold tap water. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 8-10. Turn heat off and let it sit for 5 minutes. Blend to puree and allow to slightly cool.
- For the sauce, Place butter and dark sugar in a saucepan over low heat and dissolve. Pour in cream and mix through. Place aside.
- For the pudding, place butter and sugar in a stand mixer with a paddle attachment and cream for 3-4 minutes.
- Add eggs one at a time and incorporate on low speed.
- Fold in date puree into mixture until incorporated.
- Sift flour, baking powder and bicarbonate soda into mixer and mix on low for a few seconds until evenly incorporated.
- Pour into a lined and buttered 23cm round springform cake tin. Bake for 50-60minutes or until screwer comes out dry.
- Pour 1/4 cup of the butterscotch sauce over the top of the pudding as soon as you take it out of the oven.
- Allow cake to stand for 15-20 minutes in tin before taking it out.
- Best to serve warm with extra butterscotch sauce.
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