Steamed Treacle Sponge Pudding

Top Review by Judi Caston

Very good recipe, pleased my husband no end! I added a handful of golden raisins. Regarding the unknown cooking time; I steamed this pudding for about 1hr. 50mins, and it was fine. Obviously a pressure cooker would do the job in a much shorter time. Will try that next time. I used my large pasta pot with the colander insert, made lifting the pudding out easier. Will definitely make this again, with or without the black treacle, this pudding is delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease the bowl, and foil.
  2. Get your steamer prepared and start it heating.
  3. Put 3 Tbsp golden syrup in bottom of bowl.
  4. In a large bowl, sift flour and baking powder into it.
  5. Add butter, eggs, sugar and black treacle. Beat for 2 minutes with a hand mixer.
  6. Spoon mixture into greased bowl and level with the back of your spoon.
  7. To serve loosen pudding with a knife and invert onto a warm plate. Pour Extra 3 Tbsp golden syrup over top and serve with custard or creme' fraiche.

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