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Ginger sponge pudding

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Lightly grease a small microwave-proof bowl.

  2. Place all the ingredients except the egg and yoghurt into a food processor and blend to combine.

  3. Crack in the egg and pulse briefly to mix.

  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared bowl and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes, or until the pudding is set.

  5. To serve, turn the pudding out onto a plate. Serve in bowls with a dollop of yoghurt.


  • 55g/2oz self-raising flour
  • 55g/2oz butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 55g/2oz caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 2.5cm/1in piece root ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 free-range egg
  • Greek-style yoghurt, to serve

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