Quickie Jam Sponge Pudding

An ultra quick version of one of the nation's favourites - Steamed Jam Pudding.

Total Prep & Cooking time: 15 minutes
Great for a autumn/winter evening.

Ingredients (Serves 4):
3 tbsp Jam
100g/4oz Butter or Margarine
100g/4oz Sugar
2 Large Eggs, beaten
1 teasp Vanilla Extract
100g/4oz Self Raising Flour

Quickie Jam Sponge Pudding

1. Lightly grease a 900ml/30fl.oz microwave bowl then place the jam in the bowl, spreading it evenly to cover the base. Set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.

3. Gradually add the eggs and vanilla extract. If you use a whisk it will mix together more quickly.

4. Add the flour and mix well then transfer the mixture to the bowl containing the jam.

5. Cover with a microwaveable plate and cook for 3 and a half minutes on high (800w). Serve with lashings of creamy custard.