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Honey Date Pudding Cake

Honey-Date Pudding Cake

This pudding is similar to a dense cake with a rich date and honey flavor. Served warm with Honey-Whiskey sauce, this pudding is a comforting dessert.

If you like chocolate and dates try our 2-ingredient truffles.



  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1⅓ cups sorghum flour (sorghum has a molasses flavor)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs


  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 3 tablespoon whiskey or apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract



Grease an 8-inch square pan with pan spray. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  1. Simmer dates, baking soda, and water until dates break down and mixture thickens, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together. In a separate bowl, whisk together honey, vanilla and eggs.
  3. With a sturdy spoon, mix together dry ingredients with honey mixture and then add in dates to form a thick batter.
  4. Bake for about 35 to 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted, comes out clean.

Honey Whiskey Sauce 

  1. In a small saucepan, heat honey, whiskey, and vanilla until combined.
  2. Immediately spoon over cake.