How to make Sticky Date Pudding -

Classical pudding flavoured with dates.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Dates (खजूर), Refined flour

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sticky Date Pudding Recipe

  • Dates pitted and chopped 1 cup

  • Refined flour 1 cup

  • Soda bicarbonate 1/2 teaspoon

  • Brown sugar 1/2 cup

  • Butter 90 grams

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Eggs 2

  • Icing sugar as required


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Take the dates in a bowl, add soda bicarbonate and one cup of boiling water and set aside to soften.

Step 3

Take sugar in a bowl, add butter and blend with a hand blender till fluffy. Add vanilla essence and mix. Break eggs into the bowl and continue to blend. Add refined flour and mix.

Step 4

Add the dates along with the water and blend some more.

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