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Best Sticky Toffee Pudding Ever

Best Sticky Toffee Pudding Ever is a rich, moist, cake with an amazing buttery toffee sauce, baked as bites or in a pan, this easy recipe won't disappoint!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best dessert, cake, easy dessert, pudding, sticky, toffee

Equipment

  • muffin pan
  • 8 x 8 inch pan or equivalent

Ingredients

Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour plus 3 tablespoons
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup pitted dates
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup butter, uunsalted room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Toffee Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter, unsalted room temperature
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (35%)
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 oz brandy or rum, if desired, more or less to taste
  • 1 cup pecans, or walnuts, chopped, if desired

For serving

  • 1 cup heavy cream whipped or storebought whipped cream or ice cream - 35 %

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare a 6 hole muffin pan with butter or a round or square baking dish. Set aside.
  • Get out all of your ingredients and get ready to make this AMAZING dessert!
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Sift the flour and baking powder onto a sheet of parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Chop the dates fine.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Place in a small bowl and add the boiling water and baking soda. Set aside.
  • Place butter and sugar into a mixing bowl.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Using a handheld or stand mixer, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Add the egg and vanilla.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Beat until well blended.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Gradually beat in the flour mixture.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Add the date mixture to the batter and fold in until blended with a rubber spatula.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Pour into your prepared baking dish or pan.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Bake until pudding is set and firm on top, about 20 minutes for the bites and around 35 minutes for the cake.
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  • Remove from oven and place on to a wire rack.
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Toffee Sauce

  • While the pudding is baking you have to make the toffee sauce.
  • Combine the butter, heavy cream and brown sugar in a medium sized saucepan.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Heat until boiling. Stir constantly.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Boil gently over medium low heat until mixture is thickened, about 8 minutes.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Preheat your oven to broil.
  • Spoon about 1/3 cup of the sauce over top of the pudding. Spread out as evenly as possible on top.
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  • Place pudding under the broiler until the topping is bubbly, about 1 minute.
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  • Serve immediately into dessert bowls.
    Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites
  • Drizzle with toffee sauce and top with a spoonful of ice cream or whipped cream if desired. Enjoy!
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  • Store any leftovers covered in an airtight container in your fridge until desired.

Notes

I wish to thank the newest member of the KitchenDivas team, Marilyn from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. This recipe has been adapted from the book below.
Page 42, Salmon Recipe Book Series, Sevenoaks, Kent, England