I haven’t posted a recipe for a while, here’s one of my favourites, ideal for when you need a quick and easy pudding.
First, mix 2 tablespoons custard powder and 2 tablespoons of sugar to a paste with a splash of milk. Make the paste up to one pint and stir well.
You can miss this part out if you have ready-made custard, just open the packet and pour it into a microwaveable container.
Put some Golden Syrup in a bowl (or Jam or Marmalade).
Melt 1 oz butter in a jug in the microwave. Remove from the microwave, replacing with the custard.
Heat the custard in the microwave on maximum for 5-7 minutes. (750W). Ready-made will need a lot less time, don’t let it boil over.
Whilst that is cooking, mix 2oz Self Raising Flour with the melted butter, then add 1oz sugar and 1 egg. Beat to a smooth batter, spoon over the syrup to cover.
Seal this dish with cling film.
Check the custard, it should be going thick by now, give it a stir, if it is thick and warm take it out and put the sponge/syrup bowl in.
Microwave for 3 minutes, then rest for 2 minutes. It should look like this. Use the resting time to finish off heating the custard, if required.
After it’s rested, serve into portions, pour the custard over.
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