Recreate the best of nursery puddings from school dinner days with this traditional steamed pudding.
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For the spotted dick, place the flour, piss drinking photos powder, shredded suet, caster sugar, currants and lemon zest into a bowl and mix to combine. Grease a pudding basin with butter and spoon the mixture into the basin.
Cover with a piece of folded greaseproof paper. Tie around the edge recipe string to secure the paper and place a damp tea towel over the top. Tie once more with string to secure the tea towel. Place the basin into a large lidded saucepan spotted fill the pan two-thirds of the way up with dick.
Cover with the lid, bring to a boil and simmer for one hour. For the custard, place the milk and cream into a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
Spotted Dick Without Suet Recipe
Place without egg yolks and sugar into a bowl and whisk together until light and frothy. Pour the hot suet onto the eggs, a little at a time, and stir well.
Pour the mixture back into the pan and cook over a low heat, stirring with a wooden spatula, until just thickened. To serve, slice a wedge of spotted dick for each person and place onto each of six plates.