Ingredients 155g brown sugar
80ml golden syrup plus 1 tablespoon
225g self raising flour
In a large saucepan combine 500 ml water, brown sugar, 80ml golden syrup and 50g butter.
Stir over a low heat until all is melted.
Preparing the sauce
While this is happening, use your fingertips to rub in 50g butter into the flour, or you can also put the flour and butter into a processor and pulse for 1-2 minutes until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Flour pulsed in the processor
Next combine milk and 1 tablespoon golden syrup and stir into the flour mixture until well combined.
Dumpling mixture ready to use
Bring the sauce to the boil then drop heaped dessert spoonfuls of the mixture into the sauce.
When boiling like this turn to low and place the lid on
Reduce the heat to a low temperature and simmer, covered for about 15 minutes or until you check with a skewer and it comes out clean.