Spotted Dick Cake

Spotted Dick Cake Recipe

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Kathy Hildebrand


An British classic dessert, usually a pudding, is served up cake-style.


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20 Min
35 Min


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1 1/4 c
butter, unsalted
1 1/2 c
egg yolks
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1 c
sour cream
1 c
1/2 c

How to Make Spotted Dick Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350.
    Line two 8” round pans with parchment paper and set aside.
  • 2In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
    In a small bowl, soak currants in water.Set aside
  • 3In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, egg yolks and vanilla. Once combined, alternate adding flour mixture and sour cream.Remove bowl from stand mixer and fold in soaked currants.
  • 4Fill prepared cake pans with batter and bake for 30-40 minutes, checking after 30 with a toothpick.
  • 5Once cooled, top with your favorite frosting

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About Spotted Dick Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Other Tag: For Kids

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