Steamed Syrup Pudding

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by dale7793

Yummy traditional pudd! Make it on a cold winters day and enjoy.

Top Review by Evie3234

Delicious steamed pud recipe. I used raisins and a stainless pudding steamer that has been collecting dust for months. It was ready in an hour and a quarter, and tastes divine, the golden syrup gives it a lovely caramel flavour. Served it with French Vanilla ice cream and a little cream. Great Winter pud!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  3. Combine the flour with the baking powder and sift together so they are well combined, and then lightly fold in the dry ingredients alternately with milk.
  4. Fold in fruit or nuts.
  5. Spoon the syrup into the base of a greased 4 cup pudding basin.
  6. Add the batter on top.
  7. On top of the pudding basin put 2 layers of foil, covering the top of the pudding.
  8. Grease the foil in contact with the pudding.
  9. You can tie string around the top of the basin to secure the foil and make a handle for lifting outof the hot water.
  10. Place the pudding basin in a large saucepan with enough boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the basin.
  11. To make this easy first put the pudding basin in a dry pot and then fill with boiling water from the kettle.
  12. Bring the water back to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer, covered for 1 1/2 hours.
  13. Lift the pudding from the water, remove foil and unmould pudding onto a serving plate.
  14. Serve it sliced in wedges with ice-cream, cream or custard.

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