Cooking time: 1 hour
Cream sherry is recommended to be served with puddings, to compliment the sweetness in the dish.
Combine 100g of the sugar with the flour. Separately mix together the milk, vanilla essence, 50g of melted butter and beat in the egg. Add to the flour and sugar mixture, combine with a wooden spoon. Chop the dates and fold into the mixture .Pour into a buttered overproof dish.
Sprinkle the rest of the sugar on top and dot with the remaining butter. Then pour over 500ml boiling water and put in the oven. Cook for 45 minutes. Serve with cream or vanilla ice cream.
The ideal temperature at which to serve a Cream is 12ºC. It may also be consumed as an aperitif, or as a cocktail served with ice and a slice of orange.
It is the ideal dessert wine; perfect to accompany fruit (melon, orange) pastries or ice-cream. It can also be paired very well with foie gras and blue cheeses.
Serve chilled, between 10 & 12º C.
Delicious with pastries and fruit, but also with the foie.
Serve in a white wine glass, or wide rimmed glass with ice.