Sticky Toffee Scan Bran Pudding

Slimming Eats - Sticky Toffee Scan Bran Cake - vegetarian, slimming world and weight watchers friendly

This recipe is vegetarian, Slimming World (SP) and Weight Watchers friendly

Slimming Eats Recipe

Green – 3.5 syns per slice

Extra Easy – 3.5 syns per slice

Original – 3.5 syns per slice

Sticky Toffee Scan Bran Pudding
  • 6 Scan Bran (6 syns)
  • 3 eggs
  • 50g (2oz) of pitted dates (7 syns)
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp of baking powder (0.5 syns)
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup (2 syns)
  • Spray oil
  • for the toffee sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons of golden syrup (6 syns)
  • 1 tablespoon of butter (5 syns)
  • 120ml (1/2 cup) of silk coconut milk (or use alternative) (2.5 syns)
  1. Preheat oven to 200c or 400f
  2. Soak the scan bran in some boiling hot water to soften, drain and mash with a fork. Mix in the baking powder.
  3. Soak the pitted dates for a few mins in boiling hot water to soften, then, drain, finely chop and mix with the vanilla extract. Add this to the scan bran and mix well to combine.
  4. Separate the yolks from the whites of the eggs, and whisk the yolks with the maple syrup, add this into the scan bran.
  5. Whisk the egg whites until it forms soft peaks and then fold this in, until all ingredients are combined.
  6. Pour into a square 8in brownie dish and bake in the oven for approx 30 mins, until a skewer entired into the centre comes out clean.
  7. Score your cake into 9 equal sized squares and pierce all over with a skewer.
  8. for the toffee sauce
  9. Add the butter to a small saucepan and heat until melted, then add the golden syrup and coconut milk and heat stirring continously until it goes a light caramel colour. Add in approx 3 tablespoons of water and continue to heat until it just starts to thicken.
  10. Pour the sauce all over the cake and serve a slice with some quark or light cream (for a few extra syns)


Slimming Eats - Sticky Toffee Scan Bran Cake - vegetarian, slimming world and weight watchers friendly

The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx nutritional information:


1 serving (no cream/quark)





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  • Does your baking powder not need to be syned too? I thought it was 1 syn per tsp?

  • slimadmin

    it is 0.5 syns per teaspoon and is included in the syn value per serving. I just forgot to put the syn value next to it in the ingredients list 🙂