Can you eat cold sticky toffee pudding?
It shouldn’t be eaten piping hot, but warm; once the sponge has been topped with a glaze of the sauce, and had its 30 minute waiting time, it will be at optimum temperature. And cold – should you have any leftovers – a slab of it cut from the dish tastes like the most magnificent sticky gingerbread.
Why is my sticky toffee pudding runny?
Due to the large amount of water in it, the cake mixture will appear quite runny compared to a normal cake batter but it will result in a lovely moist pud.
Do you eat sticky date pudding hot or cold?
The Sticky Date Pudding or Sticky Toffee Pudding should be served warm with the Butterscotch Sauce still bubbling from the stove, but as the cake keeps rather well over several days, it is also lovely served at room temperature with the warm sauce alongside.
Does sticky toffee pudding go in the fridge?
For leftovers we recommend storing the sponge and sauce separately in the fridge for up to 5 days. Cover the sponge tightly with clingfilm (plastic wrap) and put the sauce in an airtight container.
Can you use golden syrup instead of black treacle?
Treacle and molasses are thick syrups that are a by-product of sugar refining and are darker and more bitter in flavour than golden syrup. If you can’t get either molasses or treacle then you could use golden syrup or dark corn syrup as an alternative.
Can you reheat sticky toffee pudding twice?
To serve, reheat the pudding cakes for 30 seconds (or more, depending on how many you are reheating) in the microwave until warm to the touch. You can reheat the toffee sauce in a saucepan over low-medium heat or microwave in 30-second bursts, stirring occasionally, until warm.
Can I use golden syrup instead of black treacle in sticky toffee pudding?
If you can’t get either molasses or treacle then you could use golden syrup or dark corn syrup as an alternative. Otherwise we suggest using 20g of extra brown sugar in the sponge and an extra 10g in the sauce.
Is sticky toffee pudding the same as sticky date pudding?
Sticky toffee pudding, also known as sticky date pudding in Australia and New Zealand, is a British dessert consisting of a moist sponge cake, made with finely chopped dates, covered in a toffee sauce and often served with a vanilla custard or vanilla ice-cream.
Can you freeze date pudding?
Yes, Sticky Date Pudding Can be frozen and like most other sponges it freezes really well. Personally, I would freeze the Sticky Date Pudding before adding the sauce and then freeze the sauce separately as it can split a little when freezing.
Can I freeze sticky date pudding?
To freeze: Cool pudding and sauce completely. Wrap pudding in plastic wrap, then foil. Transfer sauce to an airtight container. Freeze pudding and sauce for up to 2 months.
What can I use instead of treacle in sticky toffee pudding?