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20Total Time
15Prep Time
5Bake Time

Microwavable Treacle Sponge

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About the bake

This quick and simple 20 minute Microwavable Treacle Sponge is one of the most popular recipes on our website. Maybe because it takes only 20 minutes to make, it uses only 6 ingredients and its absolutely delicious served with custard or ice cream. Thanks to one of our community bakers Richard Gowthorpe, for this recipe. 

20Total Time
15Prep Time
5Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Mix together the eggs, flour, sugar, butter and milk.

  2. Step 2:

    Grease a large pudding basin or four individual size pudding basins. Pour golden syrup into the bottom of the pudding basin(s).

  3. Step 3:

    Pour the cake mix on top. Cover with cling and pierce a few times. Microwave for 5 minutes.

  4. Step 4:

    Leave for 5 minutes before serving with custard.


    • 2 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 125g Allinson's Self Raising Flour
    • 125g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 125g Butter (unsalted)
    • 2 tbsp Milk
    • 3 tbsp Silver Spoon Golden Syrup


  • Mixing bowl
  • Pudding basin
  • Clingfilm

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