How to make Sticky Date Pudding -

A delicious date pudding served with toffee sauce – so very yummy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dates (खजूर), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sticky Date Pudding Recipe

  • Dates chopped 1 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups + for dusting

  • Baking soda 1 teaspoon

  • Butter 90 grams + for greasing

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Eggs 2

  • Toffee sauce

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1 cup

  • Fresh cream 1 cup

  • Butter 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC. Grease a pudding mould with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 2

Boil 1 cup water in a non-stick pan. Bring it to boil and switch off the heat.

Step 3

Take dates in a bowl, add hot water and baking soda and mix well. Set aside till soft and pulpy.

Step 4

Cream butter and brown sugar with an electric beater till light and fluffy.

Step 5

Add vanilla essence and blend well. Add eggs, one by one, and blend again. Add date mixture and blend nicely.Add flour and fold gently.

Step 6

Pour the prepared mixture in the pudding mould, place the mould in the preheated oven and bake for 45-50 minutes.

Step 7

To make toffee sauce, heat brown sugar in a non-stick pan and cook till it caramelizes. Add cream and mix well. Add butter and mix well.

Step 8

Demould the pudding on a serving plate. Cut a slice.Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzle the prepared toffee sauce over. Serve immediately.

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