Classic Sticky Date Puddings with Caramel Sauce

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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The iconic Sticky Date Pudding is always better when steamed. This recipe is from my mum and will go the distance. Freeze in advance, warm later. To make your own salted caramel sauce, look for the wonderful recipe in my profile!

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recipe updated Aug 8, 2019


  • Dates icon
    200g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Water icon
    300ml (1¼ cups)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    2 tsp (9g)
  • Coconut sugar icon
    Coconut sugar
    170g (about ¾ cup)
  • Butter icon
    60g (about 4¼ tbsp)
  • Egg icon
    2 (100g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    270g (about 2⅛ cups)
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Salted caramel sauce icon
    Salted caramel sauce
    400g (about 1½ cups)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch
  • Water icon
    4⅛ cups (about 1000ml)


  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Dariole molds
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Grease 8 clean Dariole molds
  2. Add dates to the TM5 bowl
  3. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  4. Chop - approx 6 min, speed 6
  5. Then add water to the TM5 bowl
  6. Heat - approx 5 min, 100°C, speed 1
  7. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 4
  8. Then add baking soda to the TM5 bowl
  9. Mix then set aside - approx 4 sec, speed 2
  10. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to small bowl
  11. Let cool until room temperature
  12. Add coconut sugar and butter to the TM5 bowl
  13. Blend - approx 3 min, speed 6
  14. Whisk until light and fluffy - approx 1 min, speed 4
  15. Then add egg and all purpose flour to the TM5 bowl
  16. Mix - approx 20 sec, speed 4
  17. Then add vanilla bean paste, salted caramel sauce, sea salt and all purpose flour to the TM5 bowl
  18. Blend - approx 5 sec, speed 4
  19. Divide content of TM5 bowl between 8 Dariole molds evenly
  20. Rinse TM5 bowl
  21. Add water to the TM5 bowl
  22. Steam Dariole molds - approx 25 min, varoma, speed 4
  23. Turn out
  24. Serve
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