340g dried dates, pitted, chopped
2 teaspoons bicarbonate soda
340g brown sugar
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
340g self raising flour
Preparation and cooking time: 90 minutes
1. Preheat oven to 150 -Grease and baking paper -line around 26 cm spring form cake tin.
2.Place dates, bi-carb and water into a large saucepan and bring to the boil.
3. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring ,until dates break down. Turn off heat and cool slightly.
4.Add butter stir until melted and fully combined
5.Mix in brown sugar add eggs and vanila and stir well to combine
6.Fold in sifted until just combined
7.Pour into prepared tin and bake for 1 hour or until a skewel inserted comes out clean.
8.For sauce place all ingredients into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for minutes until golden
9.To seve slice pudding and cover generously with sauce.