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Sticky Toffee Pudding

For the cake:

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Grease a 10x15 cm cake pan and dust with flour. Line with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Place the water and dates in a saucepan and bring to a boil. As soon as the water starts to boil, lower heat and simmer for another 5 minutes while stirring continuously.
  • Remove from heat. Add the baking soda and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Puree in a blender.
  • Beat the butter and sugar for 2-3 minutes in a mixer, using the whisk attachment, until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of flour (of the 175 g). Add the eggs, one at a time, making sure each addition is completely incorporated in the mixture before adding the next.
  • Add the pureed dates and beat.
  • Remove mixer’s bowl. Add the remaining flour and ginger and gently fold into the mixture with a spatula.
  • Transfer mixture to cake pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and set aside to cool for 5-10 minutes. Cut into pieces.

For the toffee sauce:

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • When it comes to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes, until the caramel thickens.
  • Pour the hot caramel sauce over cake.
  • Serve with ice cream.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
6 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
12 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
18 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
40 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
6 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.