• Serves 12
  • Meal 4/6 Vegetarian

This is definitely one of my favourite recipes, it tastes just like the real thing – one word ‘addictive’ x



  • Puddings:
  • 1 1/2 cup dates
  • 1 ¼ cup boiling water
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • ½ cup rice malt syrup
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • Spray Olive Oil
  • Sticky Date Sauce:
  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • Soaking water from dates – to get the desired consistency for your sauce


Preheat oven to 180 degrees or turn on cupcake maker. Grease muffin tin or cupcake make with some spray olive oil. Soak 1 cup of dates in boiling water for 5 minutes then pop in the food processor with the rice malt syrup, eggs, bicarbonate soda, baking powder, vanilla bean paste and coconut oil. Process until smooth and combined. Pour into a bowl. Chop the ½ cup of left over dates into small pieces and add to the other ingredients then sift buckwheat flour into the bowl and mix through until combined and then spoon into a muffin tin or cupcake maker and cook for 10 minutes or until cooked. Place puddings on cooling tray.

Sauce: Boil dates for 5 minutes, place in food processor along with other ingredients (except the soaking water) and process until combined. Pour into a jug or bowl, slowly add soaking water until you get your desired consistency. Enjoy x


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