Sticky date and caramel pudding

Enjoyable Sticky date and caramel pudding Recipe

Winter is the perfect time for recipes like this sweet, sticky pudding!
Sticky date and caramel pudding
Prep Time : 0:20 | Cook Time : 0:45 | Total Time : 1:05 | Serving : 6 person.


  • Melted butter, to grease

  • 150g pitted dates, coarsely chopped

  • 125ml (1/2 cup) water

  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger

  • 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour

  • 55g (1/4 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar

  • 60ml (1/4 cup) milk

  • 60g butter, melted

  • 1 egg, lightly whisked

  • Vanilla ice-cream, to serve

Caramel sauce

  • 100g (1/2 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornflour

  • 375ml (1 1/2 cups) boiling water

  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush a 1.5L (6-cup) capacity ovenproof dish with melted butter to lightly grease.

  • Step 2

    Combine the dates and water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil over high heat. Remove from heat. Add the bicarbonate of soda and ginger and combine. Set aside for 15 minutes to cool.

  • Step 3

    Sift the flour into a large bowl. Add the sugar and combine. Make a well in the centre. Combine the milk, butter and egg in a jug. Gradually pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture and combine. Add the date mixture and combine. Pour into the prepared dish and use the back of a spoon to smooth the surface.

  • Step 4

    To make the sauce, combine the sugar and cornflour in a bowl. Sprinkle over the pudding mixture in the dish. Combine the boiling water and golden syrup in a jug and pour over the sugar mixture.

  • Step 5

    Bake in oven for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted halfway into the centre comes out clean. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly. Serve with ice-cream, if desired.

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