Recipe

Gluten-free sticky date pudding

A classic sticky date pudding recipe that can be enjoyed by those who are gluten-free

  • 1 hr cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 60 gram butter, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup gluten-free self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • cream, to serve
SAUCE
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 125 gram butter, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160°C. Lightly grease a small, 6-cup capacity ovenproof dish.
  • 2
    In a medium saucepan, combine water and dates. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes until dates have softened. Remove from heat. Add sugar, butter, soda and vanilla.
  • 3
    Allow to cool. Add flour and eggs, and mix until combined.
  • 4
    Pour into prepared dish. Bake for 35-40 minutes until cooked when tested with a skewer.
SAUCE
  • 5
    In a saucepan, combine sugar, cream, butter and vanilla. Stir over a low heat until melted. Bring to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Serve drizzled with sauce. Top with cream.