These light scone-like dumplings are a classic winter dish. The dumpling batter is cooked in a rich golden syrup and butter sauce so they really soak it all up for a deliciously sweet dessert.
Golden syrup sauce
Golden syrup dumplings
1.Make golden syrup sauce: In a pan, combine all ingredients. Stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar is dissolved; bring to boil, simmer, uncovered, 1 minute.
2.Sift flour into bowl, rub in butter. Stir in golden syrup and milk, stir until just combined.
3.Add level tablespoons of mixture to simmering sauce, cook, covered, about 25 minutes or until dumplings are puffed and golden. Serve immediately with cream or ice-cream.
Recipe best made just before serving.Note