Easy Pudding

    1 hour 55 mins

    A simple pudding, served best with warm custard. To vary flavours, add lemon zest or honey or dried fruit.

    4 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 115g butter
    • 115g caster or soft brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 170g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 2 tablespoons milk

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

    1. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl until fluffy and almost white.
    2. Gradually add the beaten eggs, mixing vigorously.
    3. Seive the flour and baking powder into a bowl.
    4. Gradually incorporate the flour into the mixture as lightly as possible, keeping to a dropping consistency by adding a little milk.
    5. Place in a greased 1.2 litre pudding bowl, and cover with greaseproof paper and secure with string.
    6. Place basin in a large pot or in a steamer insert of a stock pot, and fill with water until 2/3's of the pudding bowl is covered with water.
    7. Cover pot and steam the pudding for 1 - 1 1/2 hours - checking every so often to see if water needs topped up.
    8. Remove from pot, take off paper and run a spatula around the edge of the bowl to release the pudding.
    9. Serve with custard.

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    Reviews in English (5)


    Something else. i put golden syrup in the base of the bowl, and added sultanas to the mixure. yum yum  -  18 Nov 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    I found that it didn't cook the pudding through by the time given so I finished cooking the pudding in the microwave.  -  06 Oct 2008  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    great receipt, very tasty and simle to make. no excuse to mess this up. and i'm a man  -  18 Nov 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)