Black cap pudding with golden syrup

Black Cap Pudding

A delicious sponge pudding dessert topped with a little black hat of currants and served with a sauce of your choice.


4 eggs

self raising flour

milk vanilla essence

2tbsp sugar

1/2 cup currants

butter or margarine for greasing your pudding tin

sauce of your choice, maple syrup, golden syrup, caramel sauce and orange sauce would all work well

This recipe makes 6-8 serves


Grease your pudding tin and put the currants in the bottom

Whisk your eggs, add the sugar and add enough flour to make a thick batter.

Add the milk. Add enough to make it look like thick cream.

Add the vanilla.

Pour the batter into the pudding bowl.

Add the lid or secure a floured cloth over the top with string.

Put into a saucepan of boiling water and cook on the stovetop for one hour. Check every 15 minutes or so to make sure there is enough water.

Let the pudding cool down completely before removing the lid.

Serve with a sweet sauce or golden syrup.