Date and Walnut Self Saucing Pudding

Go to this date and walnut self-saucing pudding for the perfect hot winter dessert.

  • SERVES 6
  • PREP TIME 20mins
  • COOK TIME 40mins


1 1/2 cups self-raising flour, sifted
3/4 cup brown sugar
25g butter, melted
3/4 cup milk
1 cup pitted dried dates, chopped
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
whipped or pure cream, to serve


2/3 cup brown sugar
50g butter, chopped
2 cups boiling water


Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Combine flour, sugar, butter, milk, dates and walnuts in a bowl. Stir until smooth. Spread into a 10-cup capacity ovenproof dish.

Make sauce: Combine sugar, butter and boiling water in a heatproof jug. Stir until butter has melted. Pour sauce, over the back of a large metal spoon, over batter.

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until top of pudding is just set. Stand for 5 minutes. Serve with cream.