Sticky Date Pudding

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Sticky Date Pudding

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 8

    oz dates

  • 1

    tsp baking soda

  • cups all-purpose flour

  • 2

    tsp baking powder

  • ¼

    tsp salt

  • 4

    Tbs butter

  • cup granulated sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • ½

    tsp vanilla extract

  • cup brown sugar

  • ¼

    pint whipping cream

  • 4

    Tbs margarine

  • ½

    tsp vanilla extract

Directions

In a deep saucepan, cover dates with water, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda; set aside. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Cream butter and sugar; thoroughly beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Fold reserved flour mixture into butter mixture. (The batter will be like a sticky dough.) Stir in chopped dates and 1/4 cup liquid from dates. (Discard the remainder of the liquid.) The batter will now resemble a thick pancake batter. Pour batter into a buttered 8 x 2 inch cake pan. Bake at 350°F until center is just firm to the touch, about 25 minutes. Sticky Date Pudding Sauce: In a deep saucepan stir together brown sugar, cream and butter; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Pour 1/4 cup over hot cake; cool. To serve, reheat sauce, Pour 1/2 tablespoon sauce over each serving; garnish with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.


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