What is sticky toffee pudding?

Sticky toffee pudding is a British dessert consisting of a very moist sponge cake, made with finely chopped dates, covered in a toffee sauce and often served with a vanilla custard or vanilla ice cream. According to our friends at Wikipedia, the genesis of the idea came from some Canadian air force officers and was created…

How to celebrate International Sticky Toffee Pudding Day

The obvious answer: eat sticky toffee pudding! Whether you indulge by dining out or making your own, I recommend celebrating with friends—if you’re an American, you’ll probably have the opportunity to do a little cross-cultural education, too! Image credit: Pan Pacific

Make your own sticky toffee pudding

Depending on where you live, it may be easier to make your own sticky toffee pudding than get it at a restaurant. If that’s the case, and you enjoy baking, here are a selection of highly rated recipes: The original recipe and Simon Hopkinson’s updated version (British measurements and instructions) Smitten Kitchen’s recipe (American measurements and instructions)…

Sticky toffee pudding ice cream

If you want to take your celebration a step further, why not make some sticky toffee pudding ice cream? For a little while, Häagen-Dazs offered it, but now that they don’t, you can make it from scratch or do it the (relatively) easy way: chop up some sticky toffee pudding and stir it into some softened vanilla or…