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Scottish Clootie Dumpling
You will need a muslin cloth to cook this dumpling in.

Posted by Super Madcow from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Super Madcow's 600 projects »
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  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Rub the suet into the flour.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add the oatmeal, sultanas, currants, sugar, ginger, baking powder & cinnamon.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Make a well in the centre.

    Pour in the eggs & syrup.

    Stir through

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add the milk a little at a time to make a stiff dough.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pour boiling water over the cloth.

    Leave to cool enough to touch.

    Ring out & cover with flour.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pour the dough into the centre.

    Tie up the cloth but leave room to expand.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place in a pot with an upturned saucer in.

    Cover with boiling water.

    Place lid on pot & simmer for 3 hrs.

    Check water level occasionally.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Remove the dumpling from the cloth & sprinkle with sugar

    Heat oven 100 degrees.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Place the dumpling in the oven for 30 mins until a shiny skin forms.

  • How to make a fruit dessert. Scottish Clootie Dumpling  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Cut & serve.

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