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Spotted Dick

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Ingredients
  Self-raising flour 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Shredded suet 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Caster sugar 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Castor sugar 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Currants 3 Ounce, cleaned (75 Gram)
  Lemon 1 (Use The Lemon Rind)
  Lemon 1 , rinded
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint (Generous)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Finely grate the lemon rind.

MAKING
2) In a basin, sift the flour and salt .
3) Add the breadcrumbs, suet, sugar, currants and lemon rind and mix well.
4) Add enough milk to mix to a medium dropping consistency.
5) In a well-buttered 1 1/2-pint (scant 1-litre) pudding basin, spoon the mixture that should fill three-quarters of the basin.
6) Cover with buttered double-thickness greaseproof paper with buttered side inwards—fold in a pleat to allow the pudding to rise and tie securely.
7) Either in a proper steamer or on an upturned saucer in a saucepan with boiling water one-third up the sides of the basin, steam the pudding gently for 2 hours,
8) Top the pan up with boiling water as required.
9) Remove the papers and turn out the pudding.

SERVING
10) Serve the warm pudding with cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Steamed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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