Simple Spotted Dick

Simple Spotted Dick


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About this recipe: A traditional spotted dick is lovely, but if you'd like a simple spotted dick recipe made without lard or suet, this is for you!


Serves: 6 

  • 95g self raising flour
  • 60g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 pinch salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 75g sultanas
  • 60g currants
  • 90g butter
  • 125ml milk

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr15min 

  1. Add all the dry ingredients, dried fruit, spice and butter into a bowl then mix together well.
  2. Add the milk and combine to form a soft dough.
  3. Place the mixture into a buttered pudding bowl of about 1 litre capacity then cover with foil.
  4. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil then place a saucer in upside down to keep the pudding bowl off the bottom.
  5. Lower the pudding in and leave it to boil for 2 hours adding additional water as it evaporates.
  6. When cooked invert the pudding onto a plate and serve with custard.

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