Sticky Date Pudding
- 40 minutes
with poached pears, sticky caramel & hokey pokey ice cream
Dark brown sugar
Eggs (room temperature)
1 1/2 cups
Pre heat oven to 180 fan bake, prep your Mini cake tins, you could also use muffin tins or even a deep slice tin for this recipe.
Place your dates & milk into a bowl & microwave for 2 minutes add your baking soda a set aside.
Put sugar, flour, butter & baking powder into your food processor blitz until combine. Add vanilla, date mix & finally your eggs blitz's again until combined.
Pour mixture into prepared tins and bake for 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
For the Caramel Sauce:
Melt butter in a small saucepan over moderate-high heat. Stir in the sugar, keep stirring while the sugar melts & dissolves into the butter. Add the cream & stir to combine. Continue to stir until the sauce begins bubbling, then reduce to simmer for 10 minutes until sauce is a glossy & thick.
Peel your pears put them into a pot with all the ingredients above cover the pears with water & cook on medium heat until soft.
Enjoy your sticky date pear puddings hot, with a drizzle of caramel & a scoop of hokey pokey ice cream.