Apple Batter Pudding

READY IN: 45mins


  • 4
    apples, cored and sliced thickly (peel them if you like too)
  • 2
    tablespoons cooking fat or 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • For the batter
  • 100
    g plain flour (all purpose)
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 250
    ml milk (can use half milk half water)
  • To serve
  • 8
    tablespoons golden syrup (approx)
  • 0.5
    (400 g) can evaporated milk (approx)


  • Preheat the oven to 220C/425°F.
  • Make the batter by sifting the flour into a bowl with the salt, make a well in the centre and add the beaten egg and half of the milk.
  • Whisk for a minute or two until no lumps remain then stir in the rest of the milk.
  • Put the cooking fat into an oven proof dish and heat in the oven for 5 minutes.
  • Working quickly, spread the apples evenly in the dish and pour over the batter mixture.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes until browned and well risen.
  • Serve immediately with lashings of syrup and evaporated milk.
  • Tip: Place the jar of syrup in a bowl of hot water and it should be easier to manage.