Spotted Dick

PennyAuthorPenny
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Yields1 Serving

 7oz SR flour
 4oz suet
 5 oz currants or raisins
 2.5 oz caster sugar
 2-3 tblspns mixed spice
 Zest of a lemon
 120ml milk

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Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl

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5

Stir in the milk to form a firm dough ( you may need a little extra )

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Turn dough onto a floured surface and shape into a fat sausage

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Place it onto a large piece of greaseproof that has a pleat in it to allow for expansion

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Roll it up to cover it and tie the ends with string like a Christmas cracker

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Put over a steamer and steam for 2-2.5 hours

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Be careful when unwrapping and serve with real custard

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Can be cooked in a pressure cooker for about 35 minutes or baked in an oven for about 2.5 hrs at 180C

Ingredients

 7oz SR flour
 4oz suet
 5 oz currants or raisins
 2.5 oz caster sugar
 2-3 tblspns mixed spice
 Zest of a lemon
 120ml milk

Directions

1

Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl

2
3
4
5

Stir in the milk to form a firm dough ( you may need a little extra )

6
7
8
9

Turn dough onto a floured surface and shape into a fat sausage

10
11
12

Place it onto a large piece of greaseproof that has a pleat in it to allow for expansion

13
14
15

Roll it up to cover it and tie the ends with string like a Christmas cracker

16
17
18
19

Put over a steamer and steam for 2-2.5 hours

20
21
22
23

Be careful when unwrapping and serve with real custard

24
25
26
27

Can be cooked in a pressure cooker for about 35 minutes or baked in an oven for about 2.5 hrs at 180C

Spotted Dick