Paleo Sticky Date Pudding

Make this Valentine Day extra special by whipping up this nourishing paleo sticky date pudding! This classic dessert has received the ultimate nutrition & gluten-free boost with Natural Evolution’s incredible gluten-free baking flour which is made with green bananas, so whether you’re making this treat for someone sweet, or just your sweet self there’s a lot to love!

sticky date pudding

Paleo Sticky Date Pudding

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Baking Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour


  • Thermomix



Caramel Sauce

  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 150 g dates soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp salt or suit to your taste
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil



  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease round cake tin (20cm) and dust with flour or line.
  • Chop dates finely by hand or in a food processor, or Thermomix chop for 8 seconds on speed 7.
  • Put water and dates into a saucepan and gently simmer on stove for 5 minutes constantly stirring. Thermomix 5 minutes, 100°C, on Speed 1.
  • Add bicarb soda to the water/date mixture and mix well. Thermomix 3 seconds, speed 2.
  • Set bicarb, date, water mixture aside.
  • In a bowl add coconut oil, flour, sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla and mix well.
  • Add date, water, bicarb mixture to oil, flour, sugar, eggs and vanilla – mix well.
  • Pour mixture into prepared tin and place in preheated oven. Bake for 50 minutes or until skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Leave in tin 10 minutes before turning out onto a plate.
  • Serve with caramel sauce or fresh fruit as desired.

Caramel Sauce

  • Add the drained dates, vanilla and oil mix in food processor or Thermomix until they form a thick paste.
  • Add salt and coconut cream until well combined and creamy. Can be served hot or cold.
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Course Appetizer, Baking - Sweet, Dessert, Freezer Friendly, Snack, Special Occasion - Adult Party, Special Occasion - Christmas
Keyword coconut cream, coconut sugar, pitted dates
Allergy Dairy Free, FODMAP Friendly, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Paleo, Vegetarian

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About the Author: Natural Evolution

Boasting the world’s first and only pharmaceutical grade banana flour factory, Natural Evolution Foods produce a high quality, gluten free banana flour which has numerous health benefits, including assisted prevention of colon cancer and diabetes, promoting weight loss and boosting the immune system. Their bananas are grown biodynamically as well as chemical and pesticide free. They believe in an holistic farming approach and their ethical and sustainable growing and manufacturing processes saw them win the 2016 Banksia Sustainability Award.

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