This quick sticky toffee pudding  looks so delectably and devilish it will have you licking the screen.


Yield :

  • 20 MINUTES

Ingredients :

  • 1 1/4 cups roughly chopped pitted dates
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons butter- softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation :

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • To prepare the pudding cake: Line an 8-inch springform pan with parchment paper and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • Place the pitted dates in a food processor and pulse until they resemble large crumbs and no large chunks remain.
  • Place the processed dates in a small bowl, sprinkle with baking soda and set aside.
  • Heat 1 cup of water to boiling and then add to dates and stir.
  • In a large bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar and eggs; beat until just combined.
  • Fold in the flour, baking powder, salt and date mixture.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake 40 to 50 minutes or until the center springs back when pressed slightly.
  • Remove and cool on wire rack at least 10 minutes before removing from pan and serving.
  • To prepare the toffee sauce: Combine all ingredients in small saucepan and cook over medium heat stirring
  • often until slightly thickened. Allow to cool approximately 10 minutes before drizzling over the toffee pudding and serving.


  • When preparing your dates, roughly chop then measure out before pulsing in your food processor.

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