spotted dick - serves 6

300g plain flour
10g baking powder
50g shredded suet
75g caster sugar
110g currants
1 lemon, zest only
200ml full fat milk
butter for greasing

Place the flour, baking powder, shredded suet, caster sugar, currants and lemon zest into a bowl and mix to combine.

Add the milk and stir to make a soft dough.

Grease 6 dariole molds with butter and spoon in the mixture. Cover with a piece of folded greaseproof paper.

Tie around the edge with string to secure the paper and place a damp cloth over the top. Tie once more with string to secure.

Place the basins into a large lidded saucepan and fill the pan two-thirds of the way up with water.

Cover with the lid, bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.

To serve, place one mold onto a plate and serve with custard

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