pear & syrup pudding

A lovely fluffy sponge with delicate pears & sticky syrup. Nothing more to be said really except...enjoy!!


Serves 4 Approx 44p per person


Prep time 10 minutes Cooking time 25 minutes





1 tin pear halves in juice, drained

150g unsalted butter, softened

150g caster sugar

150g self raising flour

3 eggs

3 tbsp milk


2 tbsp golden syrup






Pre-heat the oven 170Fan/190C/Gas5

Generously grease the bottom of an ovenproof dish with butter.

Place the pear halves on some kitchen paper & pat dry.

Put the pear halves flat side down in the bottom of the dish.


Drizzle the golden syrup over the pears.

In a mixing bowl beat together the butter & sugar, then beat in the eggs, one at a time.

Stir in the flour & milk & mix thoroughly.


Pour the mixture over the pears & spread out to cover.

Place in the oven for 25-30 minutes until golden on top.


Serve warm with cream, custard or ice cream.

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