Gallery: 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.

Mixing ingredients
Mixing ingredients

Butter and sugar. Where all good things begin.

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

The batter goes into individually portioned ramekins...

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

JDOB's sticky toffee pudding is extra special thanks to an irresistible earl grey-infused whipped cream topping, which starts with (you guessed it) earl grey infused heavy cream.

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.