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Original Whirl Original Whirl
  • Course Types: Dessert
  • Serves: 12
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Dietary Type / Allergen Information
Vegan lrg
Suitable for Vegans
Vegetarian lrg
Suitable for Vegetarians
Dairy Free lrg
Suitable for Lactose Free
P10632 AAK 087 WBA Sticky Ginger Pudding Banner


  • 4tbs Whirl Butter Alternative plus extra for greasing
  • 200g soft brown sugar
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 150g chopped dates
  • 75g crystalised ginger
  • 1tsp bicarb of soda
  • 2tsp egg replacer (equivalent to 2 eggs made up as per instructions)
  • 2tsp ground ginger

Products Used: Original Whirl

Original whirl


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4 line or grease a 20cm square baking tin (or 12 ramekins) with Whirl Butter Alternative.

  2. Put the dates, crystallised ginger and bicarb in a pan and add enough boiling water to just cover. Leave to soak for approximately 1hr until the water has been absorbed.

  3. Mix the Whirl Butter Alternative and sugar together, then beat in the egg replacer to form a batter.

  4. Fold in the flour and ground ginger then pour into the baking tin (or ramekins) and bake for 30 minutes until they are browned nicely on top.

  5. Remove from the oven and serve or once cold they can be warmed in the microwave for 20-30 seconds depending on power.

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