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Sticky Toffee Pudding

1 cup chopped pitted dates
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 cup sugar
10 tbsps margarine or butter softened ( 1 and 1/4 sticks)
1 large egg
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup whipping cream or heavy cream
whipped cream ( optional)
grease a 13X 9 broiler safe baking pan
in medium bowl combine dates and 1 & 1/2 cups of boiling water
let stand 5 mins
preheat oven 350 degrees F
in large bowl beat sugar , and 6 tbsps of margarine until creamy
add egg and vanilla until blended
add flour and baking soda next add dates and beat all till combined
pour in pan and bake 30 mins. or until golden brown
The sauce
in saucepan heat brown sugar, heavy cream and remaining margarine
boil, and set aside
turn control over to broiler and place pan in broiler,
spread sauce on top and broil till bubbly 30 secs
cool for 15 mins. serve warm with whipped cream.

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