Sticky Syrup Sponge Pudding

A quick and easy #dairyfree and #eggfree homecomforting sponge dessert, cooked in the mircrowave. Perfect for when you need to whip up a family favourite in a hurry.

INGREDIENTS

200ml dairy alternative milk (soya works well for curdling)

1 tbl apple cider vinegar

100g caster sugar

100g dairy free spread

200g self-raising flour (Gluten free also works well for the recipe)

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp vanilla extract

8 tbs golden syrup

METHOD

Measure the soya milk into a jug and whisk in the vinegar, set aside for 10 mins to curdle into buttermilk.

In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and vegan butter until pale and

combined.

Add the flour and baking powder and bring together to a stiff mixture.

Spoon the vanilla extract into the curdled milk, then pour into the bowl. Stir to

incorporate fully.

In a microwave-safe bowl, spoon in the golden syrup to form a layer at the bottom, then gently pour over the cake batter.

Cook in a 800W microwave for 8-10 minutes until the sponge appears just set.

Spoon into a bowl and serve with daiey free ice cream and fresh fruit.