Sticky Date Pudding with Clover Classic Custard
The smooth taste of Clover Classic compliments the sticky pudding!
Time: 30-40 minutes
60g butter, softened
3/4 cup castor sugar
1 cup dates, chopped
1 cup boiling water
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/4 cup golden syrup
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup cream
Clover Classic Custard for serving
Mix the dates and bicarbonate soda in a bowl. Pour over the boiling water and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
Cream the butter and the sugar.
Add the eggs one at a time and beat well.
Fold in sifted flour and stir in date mixture and vanilla.
Pour into a greased, rectangular, ovenproof dish.
Cook for 30-40 minutes at 170C or until firm when touched in the centre.
Sauce: Melt the butter, sugar and golden syrup. Stir until dissolved. Remove from the heat and stir in the cream.
Cut the pudding into squares and serve with the sauce and a generous dollop of Clover Classic Custard .