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Spiced Syrup Dumplings

A spicy twist on Golden Syrup dumplings



  • 2 tablespoons chilled butter, chopped

  • 1tsp all spice

  • 1 cup Self Raising flour

  • 1/2 cup or so of milk


  • 1 cup water

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Small knob of ginger, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup sugar


  • 1.


  • 2.

    Sift flour and all spice into bowl.

  • 3.

    Rub butter into flour mix with finger tips until fine bread crumbs consistency.

  • 4.

    Add enough milk and mix with hand until a firm dough is created.

  • 5.

    Take small amounts of dough and roll into balls.

  • 6.


  • 7.

    Add all ingredients into a pan and bring to boil.

  • 8.

    Add dumplings into pan once syrup is boiling.

  • 9.

    Cook for 20 minutes and turn at least once during cooking.

  • 10.



Balls of dough should be about thumb size. You could try yoghurt instead of milk for a slightly tangy taste.

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