Spicy date pudding with butterscotch sauce

Spicy date pudding with butterscotch sauce
spicy date pudding with butterscotch sauce


Spicy date pudding
Butterscotch sauce


1.Line base and side of steamer basket of 2.5-litre (10-cup) rice cooker using a single round of baking paper, large enough to extend 2cm above side of basket. Pleat paper to fit neatly around side of basket.
2.Place dates, the water and soda in food processor; secure lid, stand 5 minutes (do not process). Add butter and sugar; process until almost smooth. Add eggs, flour and spices; process until just combined. Pour mixture into basket.
3.Pour water into rice cooker. Place basket in cooker; secure lid. Cook about 20 minutes or until cooker automatically switches to ‘Keep Warm’.
4.Remove basket from cooker; stand pudding 5 minutes.
5.Meanwhile, to make butterscotch sauce, stir ingredients in small saucepan over heat, without boiling, until sugar dissolves.
6.Serve warm pudding with sauce.

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