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Spotted Dick/ Spotted Dog Recipe
A steamed suet pudding containing currants or sultanas (or in this case both.
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- Suitable for Vegetarians
- Suitable for Vegans
Equipment needed: a steamer, or a heavy roasting tin and a cake cooling rack; plenty of tin foil.
For 6 generous helpings:
250gr/ 8 oz Plain White Flour
2 tablespoons (60ml) Caster Sugar
1 teaspoon (5ml) Salt
2 teaspoons (10ml) Baking Powder
Sift the baking powder, flour, powdered cloves and salt into a large mixing bowl; add the sugar, the mix well together.
Mix in the dried fruit and the suet.
Add the water and mix until you have a pliable dough (of dropping consistency) - you might need a drop more water, this will depend on your flour.
Roll this mixture out, on a very-lightly floured worktop until you have a rectangle about 1cm/