4-Minute Golden Syrup Dumplings

4-Minute Golden Syrup Dumplings

0:15 To Prep
0:05 To Cook
6 Servings
Average Rating
Difficulty Easy

Super-easy, super-fast old school dessert.


  • 2 cups Self raising Flour
  • 120g Butter, soft, diced
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 2 Lemons, finely grated zest
  • 150g Brown sugar
  • 8 Tbs Golden syrup
  • 100g Butter (extra)
  • 2 cups Water

Step 1

Rub butter into flour to consistency of breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Whisk eggs and milk together in a separate bowl.

Step 3

Make dumpling batter by mixing together flour and egg mixtures, together with lemon zest.

Step 4

Cover hands in flour then roll golf ball size dumplings.

Step 5

Bring sugar, golden syrup and butter to boil in the pressure cooker. Add water.

Step 6

Gently drop in dumplings trying to keep them away from each other.

Step 7

Close and lock Pressure Cooker and bring to pressure on high heat on setting 2 (Pressure is reached when the red Pressure Indicator has risen).

Step 8

Once at heat, turn down pressure and cook for 4 minutes.

Step 9

Quick pressure release by running under a cold tap.

Step 10

Serve with vanilla ice-cream and drizzle over the remaining sauce.


Joy M


This recipe is pure decadence .The dumplings are light and fluffy with loads of sauce. I highly recommend it !!


Luv this dessert, always a pleaser... but for a thicker sauce l add 1 cup of water...


This dessert is amazing so quick & easy & so delicious! Always a hug whenever I make this


Fantastic tasting.. A big hit for everyone.


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