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Quick treackle sponge.

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Serves 6

A lovely light quick and easy treackle sponge for all those people who can't be bothered to take an age making pudding.

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  • 100g flour
  • 100g butter/margarine
  • 100g sugar (caster sugar would be better but it dosen't make much difference)
  • 1 egg
  • 200ml golden syrup


    1. Cream/mix (depending on how much time you have to spend) the butter and sugar in a bowl.
    2. Mix flour and egg into mixture untill there are virtually no lumps (this works best with an electric whisk).
    3. Pour golden syrup into bottom of microwave-able dish the dish should be roughly 7" in diameter.
    4. Carefully spoon the mixture over the golden syrup, be sure to cover all of the golden syrup.
    5. Cover with clingfilm and stab a few times with a fork and put in the microwave for around six and a half mins.

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