Soak the dates in boiling water for 10 minutes then drain off.
Add all of the ingredients in the "Sticky Date Puddings" list into a food processor and blitz until creamy.
Grease 3 or 4 ramekin dishes with coconut oil and spoon battered mixture in.
Bake at 160°C fan bake for 25-30 minutes.
While the puddings are cooking start the "Salted Caramel Sauce". In a medium pot on a low to medium heat, add the water, coconut oil, maple syrup and coconut sugar. Stir until dissolved.
Add in the rest of the ingredients and stir for about 15-20 minutes, will begin to darken and thicken - then remove from heat.
Turn out puddings into bowls when cooked and drizzle over caramel sauce. Add chopped dates, nuts or sprinkle with coconut if desired.