Pinch of Nom healthy Sticky Toffee Puddings recipe

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These healthy sticky toffee puddings are almost too good to be true - the perfect pudding when you need a sweet, guilt-free pick-me-up

Pinch of Nom healthy sticky toffee puddings
  • healthy
  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories224 Kcal11%
Sugar15.9 g18%
Fat8.6 g12%
Saturated Fat2.3 g12%
Salt0.56 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein6.6 g13%
Carbohydrates31.0 g12%
Salt0.56 gRow 7 - Cell 2

These healthy sticky toffee puddings are perfect for serving up at dinner parties or family suppers when you're secretly watching you wasitline.

They are from the Pinch of Nom cookbook, which is packed with recipes ideal for anyone following a Slimming World or WeightWatchers-style diet plan. It might seem unlikely to find a diet-friendly version of this decadent pud. But as authors Kate and Kay explain: ‘Our determination to make slimming-friendly desserts is real. This sticky toffee pudding is definitely a winner. Sweet and luxuriously indulgent, you won’t believe the low calorie count!’ In fact, it's well under 250 calories per portion. We're pretty sure you still won't believe it when you've tasted how good it is. 

Cover of Pinch of Nom: 100 Slimming Home-Style Recipes


  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 75g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp black treacle
  • 3 tbsp granulated sweetener
  • 50g reduced-fat spread
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup




  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (fan 170°C/gas mark 5) and spray four ovenproof ramekins with low-calorie cooking spray.
  2. Put all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl (except the golden syrup) and whisk with an electric hand whisk until fully combined, light and airy.
  3. Distribute the golden syrup evenly between each ramekin. Top with the cake mixture and bake in the oven for 20 minutes until just cooked through.
  4. Remove from the oven and leave to cool slightly in the ramekins, then turn out into serving dishes. Serve with your choice of accompaniment. Recipes extracted from Pinch of Nom: 100 Slimming Home-Style Recipes, out now (Bluebird, £20)

Top tip for making these healthy sticky toffee puddings

Serve with low-fat custard or ice cream to make this pudding even more indulgent. We recommend out low-fat custard recipe.

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Jessica Ransom
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Jessica is a freelance food writer, stylist and recipe tester. She previously worked as Senior Food Writer at Future. While at Future Jessica wrote food and drink-related news stories and features, curated product pages, reviewed equipment, and developed recipes that she then styled on food shoots. She is an enthusiastic, self-taught cook who adores eating out and sharing great food and drink with friends and family. She has completed the Level 1 Associate course at the Academy of Cheese and is continually building on her knowledge of beers, wines, and spirits.