Ingredients - serves 4-6

  • 50g butter
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder*
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk

Sauce

  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup sugar
  • 50g butter
  • 3 rounded tablesp. honey (a darker honey is most delicious)
  • 1/4 cup hot water

Method

  1. Melt butter, remove from heat and add flour, *baking powder, and egg.
  2. Mix with milk to make a firm dough. Place in a greased steam pudding basin.
  3. Heat all ingredients for the sauce in a saucepan until blended. Pour over dough.
  4. Cover basin, place in a saucepan with boiling water and steam  for 1/2 to 3/4 hour.
  5. Run knife around the edge of basin and tip out into a serving dish (with sides)

* make your own baking powder by mixing together 2 parts of Cream of Tartar to 1 part of baking soda. Make a larger amount than needed and store in a small jar.