Monday, April 25, 2011

Spotted Dick

Spotted Dick

1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 1/4 cups freshly made bread crumbs
3/4 cup beef suet, chopped into small pieces
10 tbsp English golden syrup or corn syrup
1/2 cup seedless white raisins
1/4 cup black raisins
2 1/2 tbsp chopped ,candied peel


1. Sift the flour into a bowl . Add the breadcrumbs and the suet
2. Blend the suet into the flour with a pastry blender or fingertips
3. Stir in only enough water to form the dough into a ball
4. Roll the dough into an 8 inch square
5. Spread with syrup and sprinkle with raisins and candied peel
6. Roll as for a jelly roll. Wrap loosely in foil
7. Seal the edges tightly but allow room for the pudding to expand
8. Place pudding in a steamer and steam over boiling water on top of the stove
    for  3 hours
9. Serve  with butter and a bowl of brown sugar

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