Sticky Date Pudding in a Mug

Sticky Date Pudding in a Mug


Servings 1
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12
Difficulty Easy

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4.0 based on 170 ratings.


  • 3 Tbsps Boiling Water
  • 1/2 cup Dates roughly chopped
  • 1 Butter (30 Grams)
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Self Raising Flour
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarb Soda
  • Caramel Sauce
  • 1 Butter (30 Grams)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar

Nutrition Information

Qty per
863g serve
Qty per
Energy 1542cal 179cal
Protein 59g 7g
Fat (total) 28g 3g
 - saturated 11.8g 1.4g
Carbohydrate 262g 30g
 - sugars 61g 7g
Dietary Fibre 13.4g 1.6g
Sodium 463mg 54mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Brown Sugar

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Sticky Date Pudding in a Mug is a one cup wonder.

It is a lovely, tender and buttery dessert.Yummy with a dollop of cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!


Sticky Date Pudding in a Mug


  1.  Place the chopped dates, butter and water in a microwave safe bowl or jug

  2.  Place in microwave for 1 minute until the dates are softened.

  3.  Mix in the bicarb soda to break up the dates

  4.  Add the sugar, egg and flour and mix to combine thoroughly

  5.  Spoon into two mugs

  6.  Place both mugs in the microwave 1 minute and 20 seconds

  7.  To make the caramel sauce put  sugar, vanilla, butter and milk in a microwave safe bowl/jug and place in the  microwave for 20 seconds

  8.  Remove and stir and repeat 2 more times.

  9.  The sugar should be dissolved and the sauce smooth.

  10.  As microwaves heat differently, you may need to heat for another 20 seconds if it is not smooth.

  11.  Allow to cool for 5 minutes then either drizzle over the puddings and enjoy or tip the puddings out onto a plate,  drizzle with the caramel sauce and add a scoop of ice cream or cream.

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