Today has been a gloomy weather day in my home town and so I’ve craved comfort food all day long. Myself and Izzy curled up on the sofa this afternoon eating home made cottage pie – I will share this with you another day and then I really fancied some golden syrup suet pudding!
My mum used to make this and I’ve no idea where the recipe originates from plus I’ve made some slight adaptations but however you look at it this is such a simple pudding.
I love fruit and I love cake/puddings but I’m not a fan of combining the two unless its an apple pie or a chocolate orange cake 😉 I don’t like dishes like spotted dick or Christmas pud for example.
My favourite puddings are Treacle, Chocolate or Golden Syrup and today Syrup won.
Is there anything more comforting on a rainy day than hot pudding and custard? How about if I told you that you could make this from scratch and be eating it in 10 minutes?
Golden Syrup Suet Pudding
You will need:
60ml of Lyles golden syrup (4tbsp)
50g of Suet ( I used atora)
50g of caster sugar ( I used vanilla golden caster sugar)
1tsp vanilla ( I used Nielsen Massey)
125g of Self raising flour
1 large egg
100ml of full fat milk
Grease a pudding basin/Pyrex bowl completely. Pour golden syrup into bottom of basin. Mix together flour (sifted), sugar and Suet in a bowl. In a jug mix together milk, egg and vanilla. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well. Carefully put your mixture on top of your syrup and cook in a microwave on full power for 4.5 minutes. Remove from microwave (carefully as hot) and run a knife gently around the outside of the pudding. Turn onto a serving dish and serve with custard. Drool.
Ok so it may not be the prettiest pudding you have ever seen and next time I shall definitely grease the sides a little more thoroughly but wowzer it tastes good. It’s like my childhood on a plate.
Serve with lashings of custard.
Find my slow cooker version here.