• 26 Ratings

Sticky toffee pudding meets pear dessert in this date-sweetened dessert recipe. Serve warm and spoon on the toffee-pear sauce just before digging in and this sticky pudding will really live up to its name.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Toffee-Pear Sticky Pudding

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  • In a large saucepan combine the water, dates, and pears. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, covered, about 15 minutes or until fruit is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Mash with a potato masher, fork, or immersion blender until as smooth as possible. Stir in baking soda; set aside.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8x8x2-inch baking pan; set aside. In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg; set aside. In a large bowl combine brown sugar and butter. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed about 1 minute or until combined. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and vanilla. Stir in date-pear mixture. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.

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  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Place pan on a wire rack. Immediately use a long skewer to prick top of cake all over. Spoon the portion of Toffee-Pear Sauce without pears over cake. Bake for 3 minutes more. Cool on the wire rack for 10 minutes. Serve warm with the portion of Toffee-Pear Sauce with pears.

Nutrition Facts (Toffee-Pear Sticky Pudding)

531 calories; 27 g total fat; 17 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 123 mg cholesterol; 405 mg sodium. 307 mg potassium; 72 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 55 g sugar; 4 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 875 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 40 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 111 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Toffee-Pear Sauce

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  • Peel and core pear; thinly slice pear. In a medium skillet melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add pear slices; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, turning pear slices occasionally and reducing heat to low if pear browns too quickly. Set aside. In a small saucepan melt 1/2 cup butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar. Bring to boiling, stirring until sugar dissolves. Boil gently, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Carefully stir in whipping cream. Bring to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Divide sauce in half. Stir pear slices into one portion.

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Reviews

26 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 19
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2