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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding is the perfect dessert for the holidays, celebrations, or weekend family dinners!

May 2, 2022
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Difficulty Easy
Servings 8 people
Preparation 30 mins
Cooking 50 mins
Total 80 mins



  1. First of all, put the dates in a mixing bowl filled with water and let them swell for 30 minutes. At this point, they should cool down. Then mash it into a puree with a fork.
  2. Add the vanilla pod to the pulp in the mixing bowl and mix well—this will ensure a good distribution of flavor. Set the mixture aside and grease the mold you will use for the pudding. Preheat the oven to 350 ˚F, or 300 ˚F in a fan oven.
  3. While the dates are soaking, use an electric mixer or silicone spoon to beat the butter and sugar. Beat until you get a light and creamy consistency.
  4. Add an egg to the sticky toffee pudding mix and mix well to get a smooth surface. Repeat this, one egg at a time, until you have used all the eggs.
  5. Then add the molasses to the mixture and finally add one-third of the flour and baking soda. Use a metal spoon or whisk, as they are the easiest way to break dry ingredients into liquid mixtures.
  6. Follow the flour with one-third of the milk and then add one-third of the flour. Continue mixing the ingredients until smooth, until the milk and flour are gone. Mix soaked dates, including liquid, into the cake batter.
  7. Pour the dough into the baking dish. Bake the pudding for 50 minutes, or until it has risen well and is nicely firm in the center. A test skewer or cake tester should come out clean when inserted into the thickest part of the cake.
  8. While the pudding is cooking, start preparing the toffee sauce. In a large, heavy-bottomed skillet, add dark brown sugar, brandy, butter, and half the cream. Allow the sugar to dissolve without bringing it to a boil.Turn on the stove before adding the molasses. While the molasses is in the pan, allow the mixture to bubble slightly for two to three minutes.
  9. Then mix the remaining cream into the sauce. Keep warm until ready to serve.
  10. After removing the pudding from the oven, let it cool for about 20 minutes. Then pour half of the sauce over the sponge cake. This will allow the sauce to cool slightly for about fifteen minutes, giving it a great texture.
  11. Cut it into slices and serve with an additional drizzle of sauce or ice cream.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Sticky Toffee Pudding
Serves 8
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.6 g27.7%
Cholesterol 108 mg36%
Sodium 279 mg12.1%
Protein 5.4 g10.8%
Potassium 311 mg6.6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • To divide this recipe into individual portions, divide the recipe into smaller cups and cook for about 30 minutes.
  • Add spices such as cinnamon, cloves, or nutmeg to the cake batter.
  • Add a variety of chopped nuts, such as pecans or walnuts, to add a slight crunch.
  • Mix in other dried fruits such as raisins, dried apricots, and figs to make a more fruity pudding.
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Sticky Toffee Pudding, a classic British dessert, is delicious with its soft, sweet date sponge cake and toffee fudge sauce. These buttery sponge cakes, which you can bake or steam, are usually served with vanilla ice cream.

If you also like to try classic flavors at home, try this English dessert. You will love the Sticky Toffee Pudding recipe with its moist, sweet cake and caramelized sauce.

What Is Sticky Toffee Pudding?

Sticky toffee pudding is a staple British pudding. Essentially, it’s a sponge cake that has been flavored with treacle and is cooked at a low temperature to ensure that it is especially moist and dense. It’s typically served with toffee sauce, and sometimes ice cream.

What To Serve with Sticky Toffee Pudding?

This classic British dessert is served with a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream.

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How To Store Sticky Toffee Pudding?

To store Sticky Toffee Pudding, place the cakes and sauce in an airtight container. You can then put the containers in the refrigerator for up to three days and the freezer for up to three months.

Can You Reheat Sticky Toffee Pudding? Yes. When you want some of the pudding, let it come to room temperature to defrost before reheating. Then heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds.

Can You Make Sticky Toffee Pudding In Advance? Yes. To do this, bake the cake according to the instructions in the recipe. Prepare the confectionery sauce, preferably before eating the pudding. Reheat the cakes in the oven at 350 ˚F for 10–15 minutes before serving. Then pour the hot toffee sauce over it and serve.

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