Butterscotch pudding

Butterscotch pudding



  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 ¼ cups brown sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup self-raising flour
  • 100g butter, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¾ cup golden syrup
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 cups boiling water


Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Grease a 6-cup ovenproof dish with butter and set aside.

In a bowl, use a wooden spoon to combine ¼ cup brown sugar with the flour, butter, egg, ¼ cup of golden syrup and milk. Mix until smooth and pour into greased dish.

Combine  1 cup brown sugar with the cornflour and sprinkle over the top of the pudding.

Stir ½ cup golden syrup into the boiling water and pour over the back of a spoon and onto the pudding.

Bake for 40 minutes.


  • What would make this pudding even better is a dollop of our quick and delicious Easy Homemade Custard.
  • I like my puddings really saucy so this recipe has a lot of butterscotch sauce in it.
  • This serves about 8 people.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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