Do not be deceived, this tart may look really fancy but let me tell you that it is the most foolproof tart recipe ever. Also once you have your pastry case baked and filled with the chocolate filling, the possibilities for different flavours and toppings are endless.
I have to say that I surprised myself with this pudding. I’m not usually a massive fan of cooked fruit desserts, but boy oh boy was this good. It wasn’t too sweet and had plenty of crumble to go with the filling. In my opinion achieving the correct crumble to fruit ratio is always very important- the more crumble the better I say!
When you think of a classic British dessert, sticky toffee pudding will always be one of those that springs to mind. For a long time now it has always been my go to pudding after a pub lunch; Scampi and chips followed by sticky toffee pudding…stodge heaven.
The recipe is taken from an article in The Guardian entitled, ‘How to cook the prefect sticky toffee pudding’ which I thought sounded promising. I had never actually made it myself before and while I was conflicted as to whether or not to include dates. In the end I decided it was best for my first attempt to stay as true to the original recipe as possible, so dates it was.