Ginger Syrup Steamed Sponge Pudding

Ginger Syrup Steamed Sponge Pudding

Easy slow cooker recipe for a ginger syrup steamed sponge pudding
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Course Dessert, Sweets
Cuisine British, Dessert, Pudding
Servings 4


  • 3.5L slow cooker
  • 1L Pyrex bowl
  • Aluminum foil
  • Cooking string


  • 120 grams SR Flour
  • 120 grams butter + extra to grease bowl
  • 120 grams golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp of ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 3 pieces of stem ginger in syrup (diced up and including approx 1 tbsp of the syrup)
  • 1 tbsp Golden syrup
  • 1 litre pyrex bowl.
  • Square of foil with a fold in centre
  • 2 tbsps Golden syrup to pour on when cooked


  • Generously coat the inside of the Pyrex bowl with butter. Add the diced stem ginger, ginger syrup and golden syrup and set aside.
  • Sift the flour, ground ginger and baking powder into a mixing bowl
  • Add butter, eggs and milk – mix with electric mixer until smooth
  • Tip into Pyrex bowl and smooth the top.
  • Place foil on top, fold a pleat in the middle of the foil lid to give pudding room to expand as it cooks. Tie round edge with string to secure.
  • Stand pyrex bowl in slow cooker and add enough just boiled water to go up sides by about 2 inches
  • Cook on high for 2hours.
  • Carefully lift out of slow cooker.
  • Remove foil and run knife round edge to loosen pudding before inverting on to serving plate
  • Drizzle approx 2tbsp golden syrup on top
Keyword Steamed pudding

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