80 Desserts: Sticky Toffee Pudding

Guide to sticky toffee pudding and where to try sticky toffee pudding in London

In Around the World in 80 Desserts, The Daily Meal unveiled some of the most scrumptious and sugary sensations from across the globe. For those hungry for more after-dinner delights, we're dishing out even more delicious details on some of our favorite desserts from our Around the World in 80 Desserts list. Here is a go-to guide on what and where to indulge your sweet tooth's most sinful cravings.

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What is sticky toffee pudding:

Hailing from the Lake District in northwest England, sticky toffee pudding is a signature British dessert. The dish consists of a rich, gooey, spongy cake that is smothered in sweet toffee sauce.

What's in sticky toffee pudding:

Sticky toffee pudding is made of dates, butter, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, and sometimes Ovaltine. The dessert can also be served with a side of custard or vanilla ice cream.

Where you can get sticky toffee pudding:

As the summer London 2012 Olympic Games enters its final weekend, here are five London eateries you can indulge in sticky toffee pudding to celebrate the Games:

1. The Abingdon

The Abingdon is a restaurant and bar near the High Street Kensington Tube Station that specializes in upscale pub food. For £6.50, guests can savor the restaurant's sticky toffee pudding, which comes with clotted cream.

2. The Windsor Castle

The Windsor Castle's sticky toffee pudding is £5 and comes with vanilla pod ice cream. If in the mood to sample other signature English sweets, try the raspberry and chocolate brownie trifle for £5.75 at the Kensington pub.

3. Hawksmoor

Though the Hawksmoor is known to serve some of the best steaks in London, the steakhouse also offers a sumptuous drunken sticky toffee pudding for £7.

Try Hawksmoor's sticky toffee pudding at any one of their three London locations, including the Hawksmoor Guildhall on Basinghall Street, Hawksmoor Seven Dials on Langley Street, and Hawksmoor Spitalfields on Commercial Street.

4. Browns Bar & Brasserie

If this sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream only leaves you wanting more, Browns Bar & Brassiere offers a full pudding menu with a selection of desserts, including red fruit crumble, apple tart tatin, and salted caramel cheesecake.

In addition to the restaurant's eight London locations, Browns Bar & Brasserie also has branches across the UK.

5. The Duke of Wellington

Located on Crawford Street in the Marylebone area of London, the sticky toffee pudding at The Duke of Wellington is £6 and comes served with banana ice cream.


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