Spotted dick
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Spotted dick

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Serves 4

perfect pudding

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Ingredients

  • 4oz self raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 2oz Atora shredded suet
  • 2oz caster sugar
  • 2oz currants
  • 2oz mixed peel
  • 1 med egg, beaten
  • 4tbsp milk

Method

    1. Grease a 1 pint pudding basin.
    2. Mix together the dry ingredients.
    3. Add the egg and sufficient milk to produce a smooth dropping texture.
    4. Place the mixture into prepared pudding basin.
    5. Cover with pleated greaseproof and foil and steam for about 1 1/2 hours.
    6. Turn out and serve hot with butterscotch custard or normal custard or syrup.

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vintagemunchkin
12th Apr, 2014
3.8
This was super tasty. Took longer than 1 and 1/2 hours to coo, but that might just be me... Never seem to have much luck with steaming!
delightfuldebris
24th Jan, 2012
5.05
Delicious!! I didn't have mixed peel so used raisons instead, I also used Atora Light as I am on a low cholesterol diet. It didn't seem to affect the finished pud. I will make this again.
delightfuldebris
24th Jan, 2012
5.05
This recipe is delicious! I didn't have the mixed peel so substituted raisons. I also used Atora Light as I am on a low cholesterol diet. These things didn't affect the taste. Will make this again.
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