The Best Online Cooking Videos
Already have an account? Sign In
Previewing

Classic English Dessert: Sticky Date Pudding

(6:58)
4.7
stars
Ready In
Prep Time
Cook Time
Ella Caulier
336 Followers
Gooey, sticky, and tasty! Perfect words to describe a dessert that everyone will love. Wonderful for serving at parties or as a family style dessert, this rich tasting English classic is simple to prepare and oh so quick to disappear. Dessert Chef Ella Caulier shares her dessert recipe in this Grokker Premium video.

Cooking Recipe

Servings: 5

Ingredients:
5.2 tbsp (.3 cup) (75g) of unsalted butter
1.2 cups (150g) of self-raising flour
1/2 cup (120g) of dark muscovado sugar (for the cake batter)
1/2 cup (120g) of dark muscovado sugar (for the topping)
1/2 cup (150ml) of whole milk
1 egg
Half tsp. vanilla extract/vanilla bean paste
1 cup (150g) of rolled stoned dates (chopped)
1/2 cup (150ml) of boiling water

Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Butter 5 large ramekin or 8 small ramekins. Melt the butter in a saucepan and leave to cool for 5 minutes. In a separate bowl mix the flour and sugar. Add the milk, egg and vanilla to the flour and sugar mixture. Stir in the melted butter until it forms a smooth dark cake batter. Fold in the chopped dates.

2. Divide the finished batter between the ramekins. Top each pudding with 1-2 tbsp. of dark muscovado sugar and a few flecks of butter. Pour a few tbsp. of boiling water over each ramekin (up to the lower ridge of the ramekin dish).

3. Pop the ramekins into the oven for 20-25 minutes (middle shelf) until the cake batter is cooked. The cake batter should rise significantly and the sugar and butter topping should have melted into the water to form a dark rich (bubbling) caramel, soaking into the cake. Wait 5 minutes to serve the puddings, as they will be piping hot.

4. Serve with a drizzle of single cream or vanilla ice cream.

English Date Pudding
Other Videos You Might Like
Thumbnail image for Rice Pudding with Raisins
6:21
Thumbnail image for 50-Year Apple Cake
8:18
Thumbnail image for Chocolate Chip Cookies
4:31
Thumbnail image for Watermelon Granita Salad
5:18
Thumbnail image for Strawberry Almond Cake
6:06
Thumbnail image for Chocolate Banana Bread
5:07
Thumbnail image for New York Cheesecake
12:11
Thumbnail image for Mini Mochi Cakes
12:30
Thumbnail image for Coconut Brownies
6:36
Thumbnail image for How to Make Crepes
4:44
Thumbnail image for Flourless Chocolate Cake
7:01
Thumbnail image for Buttery Shortbread Cookies
6:15
Thumbnail image for Tangy Lemon Squares
6:24
Thumbnail image for Sugar Cut-Out Cookies
11:23
Thumbnail image for Gluten-Free Ricotta Cake
5:39
Thumbnail image for Low Fat Pumpkin Muffins
4:20
Thumbnail image for Vegan Chocolate Mousse
5:50
Thumbnail image for Chocolate Brownies
4:40
Thumbnail image for Easy Tropical Fruit Tart
11:40
Thumbnail image for Ginger Snap Cookies
4:06
Thumbnail image for Chocolate Swiss Roll
11:12
Thumbnail image for Almond Butter Cups
20:11
Thumbnail image for Marble Swirl Pound Cake
8:37
Testimonial
Suzie R.
I just wanted to say thank you for your site. I discovered it via Anna Olson, my baking mentor. Finding high quality cooking videos that really teach you about food and techniques is such a challenge and yours are amazing. I can't wait to do some recipe testing and love that it is so easy to email yourself the recipes!
Suzie R.
It's time to do something good for yourself
It's free and easy to join
On-demand videos, on your time
On-demand videos, on your time
Learn from the experts
Learn from the experts
1000s of premium produced and curated videos
1000s of premium produced and curated videos