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Treacle Pudding | Steamed Treacle Pudding Recipe

Delicious treacle pudding which taste delicious. The steamed treacle pudding is made with treacle base and sponge batter.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 6 servings


  • Self-Rising Flour - 1 ½ cup / 180 grams check notes for alternates
  • Unsalted Butter - ¾ cup / 175 grams
  • Brown Sugar - 175 grams
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Golden Syrup - 3 tblspn + 3 tblspn check notes for alternates
  • Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
  • Eggs - 3


  • Take a heat safe glass bowl or pudding bowl. Line the bottom with a circle of parchment paper and grease it well with oil or butter. Now pour in 3 tblspn of golden syrup into the pudding bowl and set aside.
  • Now in a mixing bowl, take butter, brown sugar, vanilla, golden syrup and mix well till creamy.
  • Add in eggs and mix well.
  • Add in flour, baking powder and mix well.
  • Spoon this into the bowl.
  • Take a parchment paper and grease it with oil or butter. Place it over the pudding bowl and place a sheet of foil over it and press it well. Now seal with a elastic band.
  • Now take a large pot, fill with water ½ way, place a plate in the bottom. Place the bowl on top and cover with a lid. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 2 hours.
  • Now insert a toothpick to check whether the pudding is done.
  • Now remove it from pot and cool for 5 mins. Now run a knife around the edges.
  • Invert it over a plate.
  • Serve with icecream, cream or custard,


If you don't have self rising flour, it is easy to make. Or use 1 ½ cup of plain flour (maida) and add in a total of 2.5 tsp of baking powder and ¼ tsp of salt to the recipe.
If you don't have golden syrup, you can make your own. Or you can use any jam, honey, marmalade.
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