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For a warming winter dessert, you can’t beat these golden syrup dumplings. Better yet, they’re super easy to make with just a few simple ingredients.

While the cold is biting outside, whipping up a batch of these golden syrup dumplings will soon have you thankful for winter nights and have you reminiscing about enjoying these as a kid.



Dumpling ingredients

1 cup self-raising flour

1 dessertspoon butter

1 Egg

Splash of milk

Pinch of Salt

Syrup sauce ingredients

1 Cup water

½ cup sugar

1 dessertspoon butter

2 tablespoons golden syrup



  1. Rub the butter into the flour and salt, then add the beaten egg.
  2. Add the milk for a semi-runny dough and a light fluffy consistency. Set this aside.
  3. Place the syrup ingredients into a large saucepan. Heat until boiling.
  4. Add tablespoons of dough mixture into syrup sauce.
  5. Cover and cook the dumplings for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Serve while hot!



If you’re looking for an extra sweet add-on to have with your golden syrup dumplings, enjoy them with some vanilla ice cream!


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Belinda Peters
Belinda brings more than 17 years experience in journalism to her role as Seasons Digital Content Writer. As our blog editor, Belinda will take the confusion out of aged care with entertaining and informative stories from across the aged care industry and our Seasons communities.
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