Whip up this easy self-saucing butterscotch pudding from ingredients you already have in your pantry.
This pudding is so easy to whip up in a flash: all the ingredients are basic pantry staples that can be thrown together when you want a dessert (without going out to buy extra ingredients).
But don’t be fooled, this is one delicious dish!
This pudding makes a great winter dessert, perfect for after the Sunday roast.
For something a little different, add some chopped nuts to the batter.
Butterscotch self-saucing pudding
For the batter
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 1/4 cups self-raising flour, sifted
1/2 cup milk
80g butter, melted
2 Tbsp. golden syrup
For the sauce
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp. cornflour
1/4 cup golden syrup
1 1/4 cups boiling water
For the pudding
- Preheat oven to 170°C and grease a 1-litre oven dish.
- Combine the sugar and sifted flour. Add the milk, egg, butter and golden syrup to the combined flour and sugar. Mix to a smooth batter and pour into the prepared oven dish.
For the sauce
- Combine sugar and cornflour and sprinkle evenly over the pudding batter.
- Mix the golden syrup and boiling water together until the syrup has dissolved. Pour evenly and gently over sugar mixture onto the batter.
- Bake for 40 – 50 minutes or until the cake forms on top and a skewer inserted into the cake part comes out clean.
- Serve with cream or ice cream.
Serves 4 – 6
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