Ballyvolane House Steamed Syrup Sponge Pudding

Ballyvolane House Steamed Syrup Sponge Pudding

A true Ballyvolane Country House classic, Serves 8 – 12 people.


  • 11oz (4 or 5) eggs
  • 11oz caster sugar
  • 11oz self-raising flour
  • 11oz butter
  • 2 tablespoon Golden Syrup


Butter into Pyrex pudding bowl (2 litre capacity) and place 2 tbsp Golden Syrup into the bottom of the bowl. In a magimix, whizz up eggs, sugar, flour, and butter together until just blended (do not over mix). Spoon mixture into pudding bowl on top of the Golden Syrup. Cover with 2 layers of tin foil and secure with a rubber band or string. Place pudding in the top of a double steamer and have on a low heat for 2 hours. Turn pudding out onto a plate and pour over heated Golden Syrup, serve with whipped cream and/or vanilla ice cream and a jug of heated Golden Syrup.

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