Spotted Dick

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Appears in

The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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  • 8 oz. (240 g.) self-raising flour
  • 4 oz. (120


Mix all the ingredients together and moisten with a little milk to make a stiff dough. Tie tightly in a floured cloth, drop into boiling water and boil briskly for 2 hours. Serve with caster sugar or with hard sauce.

If preferred, the pudding may be put into a well-greased pudding basin, covered with foil and steamed for 2–2½ hours: but traditiona