Syrup Sponge Pudding Recipe

Syrup Sponge Pudding Recipe

Ingredients: Serves 6

Butter, for greasing
45 ml/3 tbsp golden (light corn) syrup

100 g soft tub margarine

100 g caster (superfine) sugar
2 eggs
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.

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