Golden syrup steamed pudding

    1 hour 50 minutes

    This is an old family recipe that originates from Yorkshire England but this pudding is 'steamed' in the oven.

    34 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 125g margarine
    • 110g white sugar
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 185g self-raising flour
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • 4 tablespoons golden syrup

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:1hour50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees C. Grease a 1 litre heat proof bowl or basin.
    2. In large bowl, cream together margarine and sugar. Add, a little at a time each of the beaten eggs, vanilla and flour, until well mixed. Fold in milk to make a smooth consistency.
    3. Pour syrup in bottom of prepared basin and layer batter over the top. Cover basin with firmly tied baking paper covered with foil. Line a deep baking tray with a damp kitchen towel. Place basin on towel inside the tray, and place in the oven. Fill the tray with boiling water to reach halfway up the sides of the basin.
    4. Steam in the oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until pudding springs back when touched. Check during cooking to se if the water needs topping up. Invert onto serving plate and serve warm.

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    Just like Mum used to make! And nice, easy to follow instructions, thanks  -  07 May 2013


    This is the best pudding recipe I have come across and is really delicious for those of us who enjoy the taste without worrying!! Brilliant  -  24 Aug 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I made this recipe for a potluck with a UK theme. Some people really enjoyed it and others didn't liek it at ALL. I used a raspberry syrup and was pleased with how it came out.  -  05 Dec 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)