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Sticky toffee pudding

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Sticky toffee pudding

Method

For the sponge cake

  • In a bowl add the water, the coffee, and stir to dissolve the coffee. Add the dates, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 12 hours to soak.
  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • Remove the dates from the refrigerator, beat them with an immersion blender until mashed, and set them aside.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the eggs, the sugar, and beat them with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 3-4 minutes, until fluffy.
  • Lower the mixer’s speed and add the butter in batches.
  • In a bowl add the flour, the baking soda, and mix. Transfer them to the mixer along with salt and the date mixture. Beat for 1 minute until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Transfer the mixture to a buttered and floured 28 cm cake pan and bake it for 40-50 minutes.
  • Remove and let it cool.

For the toffee sauce

  • In a saucepan add the heavy cream, vanilla pod, and transfer over medium heat to heat it up well.
  • Place a frying pan over medium-low heat.
  • Add 1/5 of the sugar to the pan and let it melt. Add one more batch of the sugar and stir with a silicone spatula. Once it melts, add one more batch of sugar and follow the same process until it becomes a caramel.
  • Transfer the hot heavy cream into the pan with the caramel, add salt, and stir with a silicone spatula over low heat, for 3-4 minutes, until the ingredients are homogenized and you get a thick caramel.
  • When you want to serve, microwave a piece of the sponge cake at 800 Watt for 1 minute, covered with plastic wrap.
  • Remove and pour the hot toffee sauce immediately over the sponge cake.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

596
Calories (kcal)
30 %

Calories

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.

28.0
Total Fat (g)
40 %

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.

17.0
Saturated Fat (g)
85 %

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.

78.0
Total Carbs (g)
30 %

Carbohydrates

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.

58.0
Sugars (g)
64 %

Sugars

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.

7.9
Protein (g)
16 %

Protein

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.

1.7
Fibre (g)
7 %

Fibers

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.

0.77
Sodium (g)
13 %

Salt

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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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