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Puddings & desserts

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Recipe supplied by Mark Kennett Head Chef – Oscar & Bentleys  – Winners of the Free From Eating Out Awards 2015

Gluten free sticky toffee pudding
425g dried pitted dates
15floz water
3tsp bicarbonate of soda
175g unsalted butter or dairy free alternative
500g castor sugar
6 large eggs
500g glutenfree self rasing flour ( i use doves farm)
3 tsp vanilla essence.
2 red bush tea bags ( or english breakfast tea bags )

pre heat the oven to 160c fan oven,boil dates in water for 10 -15 minutes with the tea bags. remove the tea bags, blend the dates & liquid, add the bicarbonate of soda to the gluten free flour, cream the butter & sugar until soft, add the eggs & beat well, mix in the date puree & vanilla essence to the butter-sugar-egg mix. pour the wet mix in to the bowl with the flour & bicarbonate of soda, mix well, pour on to a silicone paper lined tin & cook for 35-45 minutes. serve with toffee sauce & vanilla icecream.

Toffee Sauce:
500ml double cream
175g demerara sugar
175g butter
1 tbsp golden syrup
1 tbsp black treacle

Caramlise the sugar,Whisk in the syrup and treacle. add the butter and whisk until melted. pour in the cream Bring to the boil then turn down to simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Dairy free Toffee sauce:
160g dark brown sugar
250ml gluten free soya cream

Place the sugar and soya cream into a saucepan and stir over a low heat until the sugar has melted. Turn up the heat and boil for 3 minutes until thick and shiny.

Soya Free Toffee sauce: – If you can not tolerate soya, try this:

150g dark brown sugar
300 ml almond milk or dairy free milk of choice
1 – 2 tsp cornflour mixed to a paste with a little water
25g dairy free margarine

Place the sugar and almond milk into a saucepan and stir to the boil. Stir in the cornflour until the sauce is the thickness you like. Stir in the dairy free margarine.

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