Butter, for greasing
45 ml/3 tbsp golden (light corn) syrup
100 g soft tub margarine
100 g caster (superfine) sugar
175 g self-raising flour
5 ml/1 tsp baking powder
30 ml/2 tbsp milk
Extra syrup and custard or cream, to serve
Grease a 1.2 liters pudding basin. Put
the syrup in the base. Put the margarine, sugar, eggs, flour, baking
powder and milk in a large mixing bowl and beat well until smooth.
Spoon into the basin and level the surface. Cover with a double
thickness of greased greaseproof (waxed) paper or foil with a pleat in
the centre to allow for rising. Twist and fold under the rim of the
basin to secure. Steam for 2 hours. 'nun out and serve with extra
golden syrup and custard or cream.