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What you need:

  • 450g/1lb Odlums Cream Flour
  • 1 level teaspoon Shamrock Bread Soda
  • 2 level teaspoons Bextartar
  • Good Pinch of Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 50g/2oz Margarine
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Sultanas, Raisins or Currents
  • A little over ½ pint Fresh Milk

How to:

  1. Sieve flour, bread soda, Bextartar and salt into a bowl. Add sugar if required.
  2. Rub in the margarine to resemble breadcrumbs, lifting mixture with fingertips to introduce air to the dough. Mix in the fruit.
  3. Add milk and mix to make a soft dough.
  4. Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead a little.
  5. Turn the smooth side up and shape into a round. Place the dough on a floured tin.
  6. Cut a cross over the top.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven, 400°F 200°C Gas 6 for 40-45 minutes.
  8. When baked the underneath when tapped should have a hollow sound.
  9. Cool on a wire tray. Cover with a tea towel to give a soft crust.
Spotted-Dick-r

Spotted Dick

Category

Breads

Cook Time

45 mins

What you need:

  • 450g/1lb Odlums Cream Flour
  • 1 level teaspoon Shamrock Bread Soda
  • 2 level teaspoons Bextartar
  • Good Pinch of Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 50g/2oz Margarine
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Sultanas, Raisins or Currents
  • A little over ½ pint Fresh Milk

How to:

  1. Sieve flour, bread soda, Bextartar and salt into a bowl. Add sugar if required.
  2. Rub in the margarine to resemble breadcrumbs, lifting mixture with fingertips to introduce air to the dough. Mix in the fruit.
  3. Add milk and mix to make a soft dough.
  4. Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead a little.
  5. Turn the smooth side up and shape into a round. Place the dough on a floured tin.
  6. Cut a cross over the top.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven, 400°F 200°C Gas 6 for 40-45 minutes.
  8. When baked the underneath when tapped should have a hollow sound.
  9. Cool on a wire tray. Cover with a tea towel to give a soft crust.
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