Treacle Sponge

It's really easy to make.


  • 175g (6 oz) self-raising flour
  • 110g (4 oz) shredded suet
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 150ml (¼ pint) milk
  • 110g (4 oz) sugar
  • 110g (4 oz) treacle
  • 1 egg
  • Custard, cream, more treacle or golden syrup


  1. Mix all the ingredients together well, but add the egg last.
  2. Pour into a greased basin or dish, then cover and steam for 2 hours.
  3. Turn out to serve with custard, cream, more treacle or golden syrup.


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