Vegan sticky dates
Pre heat oven to 250F/120C
Sprinkle 1 tsp of bicarb soda over dates in a bowel, then poor half a cup of boiling water over and set aside for 20mins.
Put margarine in a mixing bowel and microwave for 20 secs.
Add all other ingredients and mix together.
Poor batter in greased cupcake tray, should make 8 servings.
Keep in oven for about 25 minutes or until cooked.
Melt margarine in saucepan over the stove.
Add syrup, sugar and vanilla essence.
Stir and bring to the boil.
Turn down to low and simmer for 15mins.
Serve over pudding with sanitarium vanilla bliss ice-cream (dairy-free) yum yum