Recipe

Classic golden syrup dumplings

These scone-style dumplings are light, fluffy and perfect for soaking up the treacly, delicious golden syrup sauce.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Classic golden syrup dumplings

Ingredients

Golden syrup sauce
  • 30 gram butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) golden syrup
  • 1 1/2 cup water
Golden syrup dumplings
  • 1 1/4 cup (185g) self-raising flour
  • 30 gram butter, chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) golden syrup
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) milk

Method

  • 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.

Notes

Recipe best made just before serving.

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