Sticky sultana pudding

Sticky sultana pudding

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4 - 6

A super-speedy fruit sponge that's cooked in the microwave and ready in just 10 minutes - serve with hot custard or golden syrup

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
368
protein
6g
carbs
50g
fat
16g
saturates
9g
fibre
1g
sugar
26g
salt
0.5g

Ingredients

  • 100g butter, plus extra for the basin
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 85g light muscovado sugar
  • 100g sultanas
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • golden syrup and custard, to serve

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Method

  1. Butter a small microwave-proof pudding basin. In a separate bowl, rub the butter into the flour and baking powder, then stir in the sugar and sultanas. Gradually add the eggs and milk to make a wet cake mixture.
  2. Spoon into the basin and make a deep hollow in the centre with the back of the spoon. Cover the basin with cling film, pierce with the tip of a knife and microwave on High for 4½-5 mins until well risen and firm to the touch.
  3. Carefully turn the pud out onto a plate and spoon over a generous amount of syrup. Slice and serve with custard.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2012

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princessify's picture

I made this too for the first time ever..."microwavable cake".
Its very quick and just cake! I used self raising flour and seeped the raising in orange juice. I left out the milk...
Its OK, I added homemade strawberry jam to liven it up a bit...
Thanks for the recipe :-)

baldrych's picture

Very easy, very tasty. I've only ever used a microwave for reheating or for ready meals, but decided to branch out, with success. Must have a look on the site to see if there's anywhere it gives guidance as to what wattage 'high' refers to. I have a 900 watt oven and guessed 4 minutes. It was just right for this recipe. I microwaved the golden syrup till it was very runny and then poured it over the pudding.

manslayer's picture
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i put golden syrup in the bowl before i put the mixure in , if its too dry microwave it for less time, mine was fine and its a doddle to make.

cflint's picture
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Incredibly easy to make, but went dry very quickly and lacked any real flavour.

cebryder's picture
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made this tonight. it is typical of a microwave cake/pudding. they get rather dry and not very interesting! we're going to try it with syrup and custard tomorrow rather than ice cream like tonight, liven it up a bit!

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