Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce.

  • 3 cups of dates
  • 1 ½ cup of boiling water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups of self- raising flour
  • 1 ½ cups of brown sugar
  • ¾ cup of vegan butter, melted

Preheat the oven to 180°C and spray a square baking tray with oil.

In a small bowl add the dates, boiling water and baking soda. Cover and allow to sit for 10-15 minuets, this will allow the dates so soften.

In another bowl add the flour and brown sugar, stir until combined. Then add the melted butter and date mixture. Mix until smooth and creamy.

Pour mixture into the greased baking tray and bake for 30 minuets or until it has risen and is firm.

Caramel sauce

  • 1 can of coconut cream
  • 1 1/3 cups of brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of vegan butter
  • A pinch of salt

In a saucepan heat the vegan butter and brown sugar on a medium heat. Once the butter and sugar has melted add the coconut cream, and bring to the boil. Reduce to a low heat and continue to simmer for about 10-15 minuets.