One of the easy microwave dishes I have.


  • 250g chopped dates

  • 1.25 cups water

  • 125gm butter

  • 1 tsp ground ginger

  • 1 tsp bicarb soda

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1.25 cups SR flour


  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tsp cornflour

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 125gm chopped butter

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence


  • 1.

    Combine dates, water, butter & ginger in a microwave proof dish and microwave on high for 1 minute, or until butter has melted.

  • 2.

    Stir in soda and cool slightly. Stir in sugar, eggs, sifted flour and mix well. Pour mixture into a greased and lined 1.5 litre capacity pudding basin (microwave proof)

  • 3.

    Cover and cook on high for 14-16 minutes until set in centre. Stand covered for 2 minutes.

  • 4.

    Serve topped with caramel sauce and cream or icecream.

  • 5.


  • 6.

    Blend the conflour with water in a saucepan then stir in the brown sugar, butter and vanilla. Stir on a low heat until the sugar and butter are melted then increase the heat and continue stirring until it boils and thickens.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (14 servings)

  • Energy 268kj
  • Fat Total 15g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 32g
  • Sugar 22g
  • Sodium 22mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by Report
Yummmmmmmmy!!!!!!1 thanx there is some useful ingredients that we didn't need was devine than for sharing this idea THOUGH! xx
Posted by AlisonReport
FABULOUS recipe! Simple and successful! I guestimated about 3/4 of a cup of sugar... perhaps a bit too much :P But it was awesome ;)
Posted by MW167Report
for a quick tasty pudding this was excellent. I did not line the dish, just greased it and it came out perfect and looked sensational. In the list of ingredients for the pudding no sugar is listed but under 2 in Method, the instructions say to stir in sugar. I did not use any and it was fine. Also I did not have dried ginger so used a teaspoon of grated fresh ginger which gave a nice background taste to the pud.
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
I should try this one for a quick dessert .. sometimes u need to prepare something in no time , and this seems niiice ..
Thanks ...