Slideshow: Behind the Scenes: Sticky Toffee Pudding at John Dory Oyster Bar, NYC

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Sticky Toffee Pudding
A classic British dessert that's perfect for warming up a dreary day.
Dates
Dates
These dates will get soaked to soften before they are pureed into a pudding-worthy mush.
Dates
Dates
The pudding-worthy mush of pureed dates.
Sifting
Sifting
Flour, baking powder, and baking soda are sifted before getting incorporated with the butter and sugar.
Eggs
Eggs
In go the eggs!
Toffee cake/pudding batter
Toffee cake/pudding batter
Add a heaping dash of vanilla and your batter is ready to go!
Ramekins
Ramekins
...which are sealed nice and tight.
Toffee sauce
Toffee sauce
Once the cakes/puddings are done baking, they get ladled with a warm toffee sauce made from cream, brown sugar, and goldyn syrup
Toffee sauce
Toffee sauce
A thorough poking ensures that the maximum amount of warm, sticky toffee seeps into the cake.
Earl grey whipped cream
Earl grey whipped cream
Once the cream is thoroughly tea-ified it gets whipped until stiff with some creme fraiche.
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Sticky Toffee Pudding
And that's it! You are now fully prepared to impress all of your British friends with your toffee pudding know-how.