- 50 g butter
- 1 1/2 cups (225g) self-raising flour
- 3/4 cup (185g) milk
- 2 tbs golden syrup
- 2 cups water
- 50 g butter
- 1/3 cup golden syrup
- 3/4 cup (150g) brown sugar
Use your fingers to rub the butter through the self-raising flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Add the milk and golden syrup and stir to form a thick paste.
Meanwhile, place the syrup/sauce ingredients into a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer and add spoonfuls of the mixture.
Allow the sauce to come back to a simmer and then cover for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through.
RECIPE NOTES & TIPS
Making the dumplings: Use your fingers to mix the butter through the self-raising flour until it resembles breadcrumbs. Use a spoon to mix through the milk and golden syrup until it becomes a thick and sticky mixture.
Size of dumplings: You can make the dumplings as small or large as you like (please note that they will 'fluff up' due to the self-raising flour. I use a tablespoon and place dollops of the mixture into the simmering syrup.
Golden syrup substitutes: If you can’t buy golden syrup, you can substitute it with honey, maple syrup or corn syrup.
How to check if your dumplings are ready: You can test if your dumplings are cooked by inserting a skewer into the middle. If it comes out clean, they're ready.
Serving: These are best served immediately after cooking. Pour the sweet syrup over the top of the fluffy dumplings and serve hot with ice-cream or custard.
Calories: 548kcal | Carbohydrates: 94g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 0.7mg