English Toffee Pudding

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

A 10!” said my number-one taster. The recipe comes from Sheila’s Cottage, Ambleside, in England’s Lake District. The date-studded pudding base is baked in a shallow dish until set; it is then topped with a mixture of butter and brown sugar and baked again until it is glazed with a crunchy candy topping.


  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, with a rack in the center. Butter a 9-to-10-inch pie pan or oval gratin dish; set aside.
  2. Sift the