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Recipes - Ginger Date and Ginger Candied Pecan Pudding with Ginger Toffee Sauce

 

Ginger, Date and Ginger Candied Pecan Pudding with Ginger Toffee Sauce

 

                                                                                                                                   

This is a classic Australian and British dessert.  Warm and fragrant with a great texture. The hidden crunch of Ginger Candied Pecans and soft sweet warmth of Ginger Bites balance perfectly with the thick, rich toffee sauce. A scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream finishes this wonderful end to a meal.

  

Prep Time : 10 Minutes |  Cooking Time: 30 Minutes  |  Servings: 6



Ingredients
    1. Pudding
      1. Verdant Kitchen™ Ginger Bites 1 tin 1.6oz (48 g)
      2. Verdant Kitchen™ Ginger Candied Pecans finely chopped 2oz ( 56g)
      3. Dried Dates finely chopped 1 cup (140g)
      4. Brown Sugar firmly packed 1/2 cup (110g)
      5. Verdant Kitchen™ USDA Organic USA Ground Ginger 1 tsp
      6. Baking Soda 1 tsp
      7. Eggs large 2 ea
      8. Butter 2oz (56 g)
      9. Self-raising flour 3/4 cup (110g)
      10. Water 3/4 cup
    2. Ginger Butterscotch Sauce
      1. Verdant Kitchen™ USDA Organic USA Ground Ginger 1/2 tsp
      2. Cream 2/3 cup (160 ml)
      3. Brown Sugar firmly packed 1/2 cup 110g)
      4. Butter 4oz (112g) 

 

Preparation
    1. Pudding
      1. Preheat oven to 320F (160C)
      2. Combine dates and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil to hydrate
      3. Blend hydrated date mixture, butter and sugar, eggs, flour, 1/2 of the Ginger Bites and ground ginger until smooth.
      4. Grease a muffin pan and add liners to the base of the pans
      5. Sprinkle the bottoms of the pans with the Ginger Candied Pecans and remaining Ginger Bites
      6. Pour pudding mixture into pans
      7. Bake for 30 minutes then let stand for 5 minutes
    2. Butterscotch Sauce
      1. Add all ingredients in a small saucepan
      2. Heat gently and mix until smooth
      3. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes
    3. Plating
      1. Uncup pudding onto a plate and drizzle with warm Butterscotch sauce
      2. Add a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream

This product uses the following fine Verdant Kitchen™ products