Sion Hill Hall Steamed Sponge Pudding

Plum Pudding (2)

Sion Hill Hall’s Steamed Sponge Pudding, presented on a Copeland service commissioned in the 1900’s from Thomas Goode.  This delicious pudding is simple to make and satisfying to eat on a cold winter’s day with copious amounts of custard.  A warm welcome for any guest.


Ingredients – Serves 6

4oz Caster Sugar

4oz Butter

4oz Self Raising Flour

2 Eggs

Plum jam



Grease a 2lb pudding bowl.  Spoon a generous (2 inch deep) amount of plum jam in the bottom of the pudding bowl.

Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl.  Cream together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, mix, and then gradually add the flour. Spoon the mixture in to the pudding bowl. Cover with grease proof paper, and tin foil. Steam for 2 hours.

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