Spotted Dick

Spotted dick (also known as spotted dog or railway cake) is a traditional British steamed pudding. Historically it was made with suet and dried fruit (usually currants or raisins) and often accompanied by custard. “Spotted” is a reference to the dried fruit in the pudding (which resemble spots). “Dick” and “dog” were dialectal terms widely used for pudding, from the same etymology as “dough”. The modern equivalent name would… Continue reading Spotted Dick