Yield: Yields about 1-1/3 cups sauce.
Baking soda (known as bicarb to Brits) plays two roles in this recipe: It helps soften the dates, and it helps the wet, heavy batter rise during baking. If you can only find golden sugar in regular granulation, just blend it in a food processor for 1 or 2 minutes to get a superfine texture.
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Followed recipe exactly. Turned out very well. I poured some of the sauce onto the cake to soak in a little. Will definitely make it again.
I need 5 more stars. This recipe deserves at least a 10 - wow! I was skeptical that an American magazine could possibly recreate the decadent magic that is Sticky Toffee and come even close to those I've had in England, but you did! This is even better than the best I've had across the pond. (I doubled the sauce and added some salt to the sauce to give it more depth, but otherwise found this incredible!!)
I loved this. This time I served it with vanilla ice-cream. The next time I think I might try serving it with ginger ice-cream. Also since any left over sauce is great days later with bananas, I would double it next time.
This is a truly outstanding recipe.My English mother-in-law raves about this desert.Don't tweak the recipe...it perfect 'as is'!Having said that, we doubled the sauce recipe so there would be plenty to go around. Serving with ice cream is an excellent complement to balance the sweetness of the desert.
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