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       Title: SPOTTED DICK
  Categories: Puddings, British
       Yield: 6 servings
       8 oz Flour, self-rising
       1 pn Salt
       4 oz Margarine
       2 oz Castor sugar (Superfine)
       4 oz Sultanas; to 6 oz
       6 T  ;Water
   Have ready a sheet of foil or a double thickness of grease proof paper
   brushed with melted margarine.
   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. Turn out onto a floured board and form into a roll.  Wrap
   loosely but securely in the grease proof paper or foil. Tie or seal
   the ends. Place in the steamer and cover tightly. Steam for 1-1/2 to
   2 hours. 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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