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Orange Sponge Pudding Recipe

A delicious, old-fashioned, steamed pudding.

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Key Features

  • Suitable for Vegetarians


454g/1 lb Self Raising Flour

454g/1 lb Caster Sugar

8 medium Eggs, lightly-beaten

1 teaspoon (5ml) Vanilla Essence

454g/1 lb Butter or Margarine - at room temperature

Zest from 4 big Oranges


1. Grease a pudding basin.

2. Cream the fat & sugar until fluffy.

3. Add the orange zest & mix well in.

4. Gradually add the eggs & essence.

5. Pour into the basin - it should not be more than two-thirds full.

6. Cover with greaseproof paper & secure.

7. Steam for 2 hours plus.

8. Serve with Orange Sauce.

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