Date and Toffee Pudding
A warm pudding with caramel syrup, fresh fruits and ice cream
Servings Prep Time
12pieces 20min
Cook Time Passive Time
30min 20min
Servings Prep Time
12pieces 20min
Cook Time Passive Time
30min 20min
Making of Date Pudding
Making of Toffee Syrup
  1. Finely chop the dates in a grinder till it becomes a round ball.
  2. Add baking soda and warm water and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  3. Mix the all purpose flour, salt, and baking powder in a deep bowl.
  4. With a whisk blade, fluff the butter for 5 minutes, till the butter is 3 shades lighter. Add 1/2 cup of brown sugar and mix in for a minute.
  5. Pre heat the oven for 375 degrees at convection oven or 350 degrees regular oven.
  6. Combine the soaked dates, butter sugar and flour mixed with all ingredients.Add apple sauce and water and blend well everything into a batter for about 4 minutes.
  7. Great the muffin moulds or cone moulds thoroughly with ghee or butter. Fill the batter
  8. If using a cone mould, layer the filled cups tray with the indent tray to make a cone shape
  9. Bake on the second rack for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes,
  10. Cover slightly so that warm air can escape.
  11. Boil heavy cream, 1 stick of butter and 1/2 cup of sugar to make the toffee syrup.
  12. Cool the toffee syrup for 5-7 minutes.
  13. Prick with a fork all over the date pudding. Then pour 2-3 tbsp toffee syrup over each of them.
  14. Soak the date pudding in the toffee syrup well, ensuring that they are well coated and let them cool for half an hour at the least.
Serving the Date and Toffee Pudding
  1. When serving, microwave each pudding for about 30 seconds. Arrange the fruit/berries in the centre. Scoop an ice cream of your choice, and then either layer it on the top of pudding, or by the side.Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes


If the toffee syrup becomes thick, put to warm on low heat, so it is easily absorbed by the pudding. 

Serving ice cream on the side, will avoid it from melting fast.

Check if the date and toffee pudding is properly baked by sticking a toothpick/fork in the middle.

Instinct Factor

A new shape for a pudding for the new year! if the pudding mix does not drop well, add another tbsp of water. Softness of the pudding will depend on how well the butter has been fluffed.

Feel Factor

Ringing the new year 2018 with this warm fuzzy Date and Toffee Pudding !! The perfect warmth,, texture softness, and caramel sweetness, surrounded by the colorful berries and coated with an ice cream of your choice! A combination of hot and cold, in this delicious dessert. The sweetness of dates combined with the toffee syrup makes this pudding a one of kind and will certainly make your family and guests feel on top of the world! Here’s to more sweet recipes in 2018!