We love dates here at home !
They are so versatile and you can add to cakes,puddings or like stuffings or salad.
Delicious and healthy.
You can find them in Natural food stores and some Supermarket.
Source : Taste com.au
Ingredients (6 servings)
280 grams ( 1 3/4 cup) pitted dates halved
250 ml (1 cup) boiling water
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
80 grams butter room temperature
100 grams (172 cup) caster sugar
115 g (3/4 cup) self raising flour
75 g (1/2 cup) plain flour
180 ml (3/4 cup) cream
160 g (1 cup) brown sugar
60 g unsalted butter chopped
double cream to serve
Preheat oven to 180°c and brush six 185 ml (3/4 cup) non stick muffin pans with melted butter to lightly grease.
Line the bases with non stick baking paper.
Combine the dates, water and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl. Set aside for 15 minutes to soften.
Use a fork to coarsely mash.
Or a blender if you like more chopped.
With a electric beater beat the butter and caster sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy . Add the eggs 1 at a time. Beating well after each addition.
Fold in the date mixture and the combined flour.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared pans and smooth the surface. Bake in oven for 25 to 30 minutes or unti the surface spring back when lightly tapped. Set aside in the pans for 5 minutes to stand before turning onto a wire rack to cool slightly.
Meanwhile place the cream,brown sugar and unsalted butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook stirring for 5 minutes until smooth.
Serve the puddings ampng serving plates.
Top qith double cream and drizzle over the sauce to serve.
You can make some little holes in the pussing add sauce and then the cream and drizzle over to serve. Delicious.
Budines de dátiles con salsa butterscotch