Banana butterscotch pudding


  • 1 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 cup milk
  • 100g unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 140g brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup golden syrup
  • 1 cup boiling water


Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 2.5L baking dish with butter and set aside.

In a bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together.

Mix the banana, egg, milk, butter and vanilla into the flour mixtur until well combined.

Pour into baking dish.

In a small saucepan add all of the topping ingredients and bring to the boil.

Pour the boiling topping mix over the pudding mix and bake for 40-45 minutes or until a skewer pushed into the centre comes out clean.


  • You MUST serve this with vanilla ice cream.
  • This is great for dinner parties in winter as you can pop it into the oven and it’s ready when the main course is over.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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