Simple Jam Sponge Pudding Recipe You’ll Stick To Making Every Autumn

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This is such a simple pudding to make and perfect for the Autumn nights.





Jam Sponge Pudding Recipe


  • 100g (4 oz) butter or margarine steam pudding
  • 100g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • A few drops of vanilla essence
  • 175g (6oz) self raising flour
  • a little milk to mix 30ml
  • (2tbsps) strawberry jam
  • Grease a 900ml (1½ pt)  pudding basin



  1. Cream together the fat and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  2. Add the beaten eggs and the essence a little at a time and beat well after each addition.
  3. Using a metal spoon, fold in half the sifted flour, and then fold in the rest, with enough milk to give a dropping consistency.
  4. Put 30ml (2 tbsps) jam into the bottom of the greased basin before adding the pudding mixture.
  5. Put the mixture into the basin, cover with greased greaseproof paper or foil and secure with string.steamed jam sponge
  6. Steam for 1½ hours.
  7. You can finish off in the oven for 5 mins, to finish off the top of the sponge.
  8. Place a plate on top of the glass bowl and turn upside down.


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  1. Looks yummy! Wonder if instead of steaming it, I could just microwave it…

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