Sticky Date Pudding

  • cooking time
    50 m
  • calories per serve
    660 cal
  • serves
2 cups (250g)
pitted dates chopped
3/4 cup (190ml)
boiling water
1 tsp
bicarbonate of soda
185 g
butter softened
1 cup (220g)
brown sugar
1 1/4 cups (185g)
plain flour
1 tbsp
custard powder
1 can (375ml)
NESTLÉ CARNATION Light & Creamy Evaporated Milk
1/4 cup (55g)
brown sugar extra
1/4 cup (90g)
golden syrup


  1. preheat oven to 180°c/160°c fan forced. grease and line a 20cm square cake pan.

  2. combine dates, water and baking soda, stand 30 minutes.

  3. beat butter and sugar until light and creamy, beat in eggs one at a time. fold in date mixture and sifted flour. spoon evenly into prepared pan.

  4. bake 50-60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

  5. meanwhile, to make caramel sauce, blend custard powder with 1/4 cup (60ml) NESTLÉ CARNATION light & creamy evaporated milk in a saucepan; add remaining milk, extra brown sugar and golden syrup. stir over a low heat until custard boils and thickens.

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