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Clootie Dumpling Recipe

This traditional Clootie Dumpling Recipe is delicious served hot with jam, cream or custard.


Servings:


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Ingredients:


3 ounces of suet
3 ounces of currants
1 ounces of sultans
2 ounces of castor sugar
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
6 ounces of flour
1/2 teaspoons of soda
3/4 cups of buttermilk

Directions:


1. Mix the flour, soda, fruit, sugar, suet, and cinnamon. Stir milk to soften batter. Put cheesecloth into boiling water and then spread onto your table and sprinkle a liberal amount of flour over the inside. Put the mixture into the middle of the cheesecloth and tie up, leaving space for the mixture to expand.

2. Put a plate in the bottom of a large pan. Place the dumpling into the pan. Pour enough boiling water in the pan to cover the dumpling. Simmer for 2 hours and then untie the dumpling. Place onto a serving dish. Dredge with castor sugar and serve with hot custard sauce.

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