British Recipes > Rochester Pudding

How to make Rochester pudding:
A light, steamed, treacle pudding.


1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 cups flour
8 tablespoons golden syrup
2 eggs separated
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- Cream the butter and sugar together.
- Add the egg yolks, beat well then stir in the flour.
- Butter a basin and put in the golden syrup.
- Beat the egg whites until stiff.
- Fold the egg whites into the butter, flour and egg mixture.
- Pour this mixture into the basin containing the golden syrup.
- Steam for 2 hours.
- Turn out to serve.