Spotted Dick or Spotted Dog - a raisin studded, steamed pudding Brit style - very yummy with real English pouring custard - recipe link.

Spotted Dick or Spotted Dog - a raisin studded, steamed pudding Brit style - very yummy with real English pouring custard - recipe link.

Spotted Dick: traditional steamed sponge with suet, citrus zest and currants served in thick slices with hot custard

Spotted Dick: traditional steamed sponge with suet, citrus zest and currants served in thick slices with hot custard

Nursery Puddings, Slow Sunday  and  Old Fashioned Baked Rice Pudding  Slow Sunday today this week takes me back to the old fashioned nursery puddings of my childhood; sometimes a pudding was the main meal and the “afters” as we called them, was maybe a slice of bread and jam or just bread and butter. In... Read More »

Nursery Puddings, Slow Sunday and Old Fashioned Baked Rice Pudding Slow Sunday today this week takes me back to the old fashioned nursery puddings of my childhood; sometimes a pudding was the main meal and the “afters” as we called them, was maybe a slice of bread and jam or just bread and butter. In... Read More »

"Old English Spotted Dick Recipe" because how can you not try a recipe with a name like that? #backtomyroots

"Old English Spotted Dick Recipe" because how can you not try a recipe with a name like that? #backtomyroots

Recreate the best of nursery puddings from school dinner days with this traditional steamed pudding.

Recreate the best of nursery puddings from school dinner days with this traditional steamed pudding.

Spotted Dick Pudding Recipe...The name of this classic English pudding usually will raise a smile or look of abject horror which is why some prefer the less-well-known title of “Spotted Dog Pudding”. The spotted  refers to the raisins & currants in the dough & the word dick' is a colloquial word for pudding. This is not a pudding for the faint-hearted or those on a diet. Made from suet, flour & dried fruit  is high in calories. It is the perfect pudding for a treat on a cold winter's day.

Spotted Dick Pudding Recipe...The name of this classic English pudding usually will raise a smile or look of abject horror which is why some prefer the less-well-known title of “Spotted Dog Pudding”. The spotted refers to the raisins & currants in the dough & the word dick' is a colloquial word for pudding. This is not a pudding for the faint-hearted or those on a diet. Made from suet, flour & dried fruit is high in calories. It is the perfect pudding for a treat on a cold winter's day.

Spotted Dick with Custard Sauce:  Thick dreamy custard is spooned over dense currant-laden steamed pudding in thi...

Spotted Dick with Custard Sauce: Thick dreamy custard is spooned over dense currant-laden steamed pudding in thi...

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