Tipsy Tart

Recipe from: 9/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 15
Servings 8
Time 20

Ingredients

  • 125
    g
    butter
  • 250
    ml
    caster sugar
  • 2
    eggs, whisked
  • 375
    ml
    cake flour, sifted
  • 1
    ml
    baking powder
  • 125
    ml
    chopped walnuts
  • 2.50
    ml
    salt
  • 250
    ml
    boiling water
  • 250
    ml
    dates, pitted
  • 5
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 125
    ml
    Syrup: caster sugar
  • 375
    ml
    water
  • 15
    ml
    butter
  • 175
    ml
    brandy
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
 

Method

60
 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C and grease an ovenproof dish. Cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs, sifted flour, baking powder, chopped nuts and salt.

Pour the water into a saucepan, add the dates and bicarbonate of soda and bring to the boil.

Add to the flour mixture, stirring well. Turn the batter into the pre- pared dish and bake for 30-45 minutes. Syrup Boil the sugar, water and butter until syrupy. Remove from the heat and add the brandy and vanilla essence. Pour the hot syrup over the baked pudding, and leave until completely absorbed. Serve with cream or ice cream.

 

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