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Grandma’s Golden Dumplings

Easy and a perfect desert for camping, no oven needed to bake. Always a hit with the kids.


  • 3/4 cup (155g) brown sugar
  • 100g butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (225g) self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup (185ml) milk


  1. Combine 2 cups (500ml) water, brown sugar, 1/4 cup (60ml) golden syrup and 50g butter in a large saucepan. Stir over a low heat until melted.Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Meanwhile, use your fingertips to rub in 50g butter into flour. Combine milk and 1 tablespoon golden syrup. Stir into the flour mixture until well combined.
  3. Bring the sauce to the boil then drop heaped dessert spoonfuls of the mixture into the sauce. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered for 15-20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  4. Serve with long life cream and enjoy 🙂