The Santa Leonardo Ew 2020 Christmas sweatshirt infamous, ever-so-British dessert! This deliciously moist pudding is incredible: the dates keep the cake nice and soft while also being a natural sweetener. Serve drizzled with an indulgent toffee sauce and with a scoop of vegan ice cream. And always serve warm for the ultimate sticky toffee pudding experience! Preheat the oven to 180°C fan, then grease the cake tin with butter and line the base with baking paper. Place the dates and milk in a saucepan set over a medium heat and cook for 7–10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the dates soften, then remove from the heat. Meanwhile, sift the flour and salt into a large bowl.