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Sticky date puddings

When you’re craving something rich, sticky and sweet, go for our mini versions of classic sticky date pudding and keep your weight loss on track.

Serves 6

Prep Time 10min + soaking

Cooking Time 35min


    • 85g soft pitted dates, roughly chopped
    • Spray oil
    • 1tsp vanilla extract
    • 1tsp cinnamon, plus extra to serve (optional)
    • 4tbsp low-fat plain yogurt, plus extra to serve
    • 3tbsp maple syrup
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1tbsp golden syrup
    • 170g self-raising flour
    • ½tsp bicarbonate of soda

For the toffee sauce:

  • 125ml light evaporated milk
  • 1tsp maple syrup
  • 1tsp golden syrup


  1. Put the dates in a medium heatproof bowl and pour over 5tbsp boiling water. Soak for 20 min or until plump.
  2. Heat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas 4 and spray 6 ramekins or mini pudding basins (each approx 175ml) with oil. Put the dates and any soaking liquid from the bowl into a food processor with the remaining pudding ingredients and blend until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Divide the mixture among the ramekins or mini basins and bake for 30–35 min.
  4. Meanwhile, make the toffee sauce. Heat the evaporated milk in a small frying pan over a medium-low heat, stirring continuously, for 10 min or until reduced by half (don’t allow it to boil). Stir in the syrups.
  5. Spoon some toffee sauce over each pudding, then serve with a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkle of cinnamon on top, if using.

Nutrition per serving

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234 8.4g 3.4g 1.3g 2g 22g 0.7g 206mg 43g 1.1mg

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