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Spotted Dick  HT  DP  English   145mins

  

 

Serves  4      Hot    Desserts Puddings  England  British  Europe

  

 

Ingredients

   100g/4oz Self Raising Flour

   A pinch of Salt

   75g/3oz Shredded Suet

   75g/3oz Fresh Breadcrumbs

   50g/2oz Caster Sugar

   175g/6oz Currants

   Grated rind of 1 Lemon

   Approx. 5 tbsp Milk

  

 

Instructions

  

1.  Place all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly. Make a well in the centre of the mixture then gradually add the milk to form a soft dough.

  

2. Knead lightly until smooth.

  

3. Turn onto a floured surface and roll out to an oblong about 22x28cm/9 x 11 inches.

 

4. Roll the pastry up lengthways.

 

5.  Bring a large pan of water to the boil.

  

6. Make a pleat  in a large sheet of greaseproof paper or a clean tea towel, to allow for expansion, wrap the rolled pudding loosely, tying each end with string (like an Xmas cracker).  Steam or boil for 2 hours.  Serve hot with custard

 

 

 

 

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Key techniques required to make this recipe

 

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

 

Freezing/Make ahead

 

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Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

Mixing Bowl

Wooden or Plastic Spoon

 

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