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When I visited London a few years ago (earned a trip there), I was taken to dinner to a fantastic seafood restaurant that had a fantastically delicious dessert called Spotted Dick. It was like a super-rich super-flavorful Bread Pudding.

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Here's a shot of the menu:

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and here's a shot of the half-eaten Spotted Dick:

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There's a funny story behind this particular evening. When I saw S.D. on the menu, I blurted out, without thinking, "If I saw Spotted Dick in the United States, someone might need to go to the hospital." Everyone at the table burst out laughing, even Lady Mary. Later, when I was out of the room, they talked the waitress into letting me keep the menu as proof that I had eaten Spotted Dick. (I still have it somewhere.)

I'd love it if someone has a recipe to share.

By John

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June 1, 20050 found this helpful

John -

Just checked on Yahoo. There are numerous websites with the recipe you are looking for -

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nakedwhiz.com, recipesource.com and thefoody.com are just the first three. Pull up the site and search for "Spotted Dick." Good luck!

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By guest (Guest Post)
June 1, 20050 found this helpful

Perhaps you would enjoy reminiscing about other meals you enjoyed on your trip as well. There is a wonderful collection of recipes to be found here.

http://www.reci … 0Information.htm

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By guest (Guest Post)
June 1, 20050 found this helpful

Title: Spotted Dick
Categories: desserts, english
Yield: 6 servings

8 oz self-raising flour
1 pn of salt
4 oz margarine
2 oz castor sugar (superfine)
4 oz to 6 oz sultanas (big
-raisins)
6 tb water

1) Have ready a sheet of foil or a double thickness of grease proof
paper brushed with melted margarine. 2) Make the pudding crust: Sieve
the flour and the salt. Rub in the margarine. Add the sugar and
sultanas. Mix in the water to make a soft dough. 3) Turn out onto a

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floured board and form into a roll. 4) Wrap loosely but securely in
the grease proof paper or foil. Tie or seal the ends. 5) Place in the
steamer and cover tightly. Steam for 1.1/2 to 2 hours. 6) Serve with
hot custard sauce or sprinkle with castor sugar. Variation: At stage
3: Put the mixture in a medium-sized (1.1/2 pint) pudding basin with
a round of grease proof paper in the bottom and brush all round
inside with melted margarine. Smooth the top. Cover with foil, or
double grease proof paper brushed underneath with melted margarine
and steam for 1.1/2 to 2 hours. Serve with hot Custard sauce or
sprinkle with castor sugar.

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By guest (Guest Post)
May 21, 20060 found this helpful

i love the spotted dick!!!

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By guest (Guest Post)
December 11, 20070 found this helpful

thanx it helped a lot it was fashizzle

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