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Quick Microwave sponge pudding

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Serves 4

A great warming pudding suitable for all the family

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  • for the sponge
  • 50g butter
  • 50g sugar
  • 50g self-raising
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp of syrup/jam


    1. firstly, cream the butter and sugar together in a medium sized bowl until smooth
    2. add the milk and beaten egg gradually, sift in the flour and fold in gently
    3. put two tablespoons of the syrup in a microwaveable-safe bowl. Pour in the batter.
    4. cook on full power in the microwave for 3 1/2 minutes, or untill the sponge has set and the top in sticky. Make custard and serve hot

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Helen Hathaway's picture
Helen Hathaway
10th Dec, 2018
Afraid this turned out to be completely inedible. Not a sponge like texture and syrup just stayed completely separate. Neither my grandson or I could eat more than a mouthful
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