Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce - Thermomix Method

The ultimate rich Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce recipe... this is an all-time classic favourite! The perfect winter comfort food!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: dessert
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10 serves
Calories: 510kcal


  • 220 g pitted dates
  • 250 g water
  • 1 tsp bi-carbonate soda
  • 100 g butter
  • 110 g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
  • 50 g (1/4 cup) brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 225 g (1 1/2 cups) self-raising flour

For the caramel sauce

  • 200 g brown sugar
  • 200 g thickened cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100 g butter
  • pinch of salt
  • vanilla ice-cream to serve


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease the base and sides of a deep 23cm baking dish.
  • Place dates, boiling water and bi-carb soda into the Thermomix bowl. Leave for 5 minutes.
  • Add butter, caster sugar and brown sugar and mix on Speed 6, 10 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 10 seconds.
  • Add the eggs, vanilla extract and self-raising flour to the bowl and mix on Speed 6, 5 seconds. Scrape and repeat for a further 5 seconds.
  • Pour into the prepared baking dish and cook for 35-40 minutes or until the mixture will springs back when touched in the centre. 
  • To make the caramel sauce, place the brown sugar, thickened cream, vanilla extract, butter and salt into the Thermomix bowl. Cook on Varoma, 10 minutes, Speed 3 (with the MC off).
  • Cut slices of the sticky date pudding and serve with a generous drizzle of caramel sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice-cream. 


Calories: 510kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 298mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 840IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 0.8mg