"Ole English Spotted Dick Recipe"

linda O


The English have a sense of humor don't they. The Americans come over to England and that's the first thing they order. Fix that for your hubby tonight! Want a spot of "Spotted Dick" tonight Dear? The Word "Dick" in Old England was Pudding.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 people
30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • ·
    zest of 2 lemons
  • 1 c
    self raising flour
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1
  • 3/4 c
    bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder

How to Make "Ole English Spotted Dick Recipe"


  1. In a saucepan warm brandy, and raisins. set side.
  2. Whisk the flour, baking powder, salt , brown sugar, and than add egg to the flour mixture.
  3. Then add butter, lemon zest, and cream to the flour mixture. Mix till dropping consistency.
  4. Roll out on a floured surface into a rectangle. Spread the filling of brandy and raisins. Roll up.
  5. Spoon the mixture into a greased parchment paper tie the ends with string.
  6. Put into a steamer for 1 1/2 hours. You can also, use a crock pot filled half way with water. Place the with the pudding inside a bowl in the crock pot. Cook for 4 hours.
  7. Serve with custard, ice cream, or whip cream. A Custard Anglaise would be nice with this.

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About "Ole English Spotted Dick Recipe"

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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