Golden Syrup Pudding

This pudding is the ultimate easy comfort - simple to make with just a handful of ingredients, this pudding will warm you up on the coldest nights and pairs perfectly with custard or cream.

At a glance

Approx 45 minutes
Serves 6 people


  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 65g butter
  • 3/4 cup milk

Sauce Ingredients

  • 60g butter
  • 4tbs golden syrup
  • 1 cup boiling water


  1. Pre-heat oven to 170C degrees (or 160 fan forced).
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Grease a deep pie dish with some of the melted butter. Put the remaining melted butter aside.
  3. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  4. Add milk and melted butter to dry ingredients and stir with a large spoon to combine well.
  5. Transfer the pudding mixture into the greased pie dish.
  6. To make the sauce, melt butter in a saucepan. To the melted butter, add golden syrup and boiling water.
  7. Bring to the boil, then pour over pudding mixture and place in the oven.
  8. Cook for approximately 35 minutes.
  9. Serve with vanilla custard or cream.