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Sticky chocolate and date pudding by Oxana


 240 g dried dates, pitted & chopped

300 ml boiling water 

1 tsp baking soda

90 g butter, softened

150 g sugar –

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 eggs

150 g self-rising flour or almond powder  (if gluten intolerant)

2 tBsp unsweetened cocoa

100 g dark chocolate 

Preheat the oven to 350’F (180 C).


Lightly grease an 8-inch (20 cm) cake pan and Iine the base with parchment paper. 

Place the dates, hot water, and baking soda in a medium bowl and let stand for 15 min.

Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl. Add the eggs one at a time, flour and cocoa powder.

Stir the date mixture and chocolate in by hand, Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. 

Bake for 40-45 minutes. 

Sauce: Melt the sugar(50)gr , cream(100ml), and chocolate(50 gr) in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. 

Serve the pudding warm with chocolate sauce spooned over the top. 

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