Baking, Desserts, Vegetarian

Treacle Sponge Pudding

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi MAX 15-in-1 SmartLid Multi-Cooker with Smart Cook System OL750
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Pressure Build: 14 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total time: 1h 24 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs, Dairy, Wheat

Recipe tags


  • 175g butter, softened plus extra for greasing
  • 6 tbsp golden syrup
  • 175g soft brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 175g self-raising flour, sifted with
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp treacle
  • 500ml water
  • Extra golden syrup, custard or cream, to serve

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Using the soft butter, grease 1L pudding basin Add syrup to bottom of greased basin. 

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder and treacle together for 2-3 minutes until well mixed. 

  • Step 3

    Spoon mixture into prepared basin. Cover with baking parchment. Then cover with a piece of foil large enough to overlap the sides and pleat in centre to allow for expansion. Tie with string and trim away any excess foil and paper. 

  • Step 4

    Add 500ml water to cooking pot. Place the bottom layer of the reversible rack in the lower position in pot. Place pudding on rack. Close the lid and move slider to left position. Select PRESSURE and set to HIGH. Set time to 60 minutes. Make sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. Use the dial to select PRESSURE RELEASE and select NORMAL RELEASE. Then press START STOP to begin cooking (the unit will build pressure for approximately 14 minutes before cooking begins). 

  • Step 5

    Carefully open lid when unit has finished releasing pressure A cocktail stick inserted into centre of pudding should come out clean.  

  • Step 6

    Carefully invert pudding onto a plate. Serve warm with custard or cream and extra golden syrup if desired.