An easy dessert which is a firm favourite in Kaye’s family.
An old favourite for dessert – who’s not a fan of the sticky date pudding? Try this recipe which has been in Kaye’s family for years.
- 185g dates, chopped
- 250ml water
- 60g butter
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 185g self raising flour
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 220g raw sugar
- 6 tablespoons cream
- 140g butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Place the dates in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and add the baking powder.
Cream together the butter and sugar. Add in the eggs one at a time and mix thoroughly, then carefully fold in the flour.
Stir the dates, liquid and vanilla essence into the mixture and blend well.
Pour into a prepared cake tin and bake at 180ºC for 30-40 minutes.
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