How to make Cloutie dumpling

Written by alexandra fay | 13/05/2017
How to make Cloutie dumpling
Make authentic Cloutie! (Getty Premium Images)

This year make a traditional Scottish Christmas treat and perfect the wonderful clootie dumpling. Easy to make and always a family favourite, this is the perfect sweet suet pudding end to a wonderful holiday meal.

Prepping the dough

In a large bowl, combine flour, suet, raisins, currant, breadcrumbs, and sugar. Set aside. In a different bowl, mix together milk, eggs, mixed spice, baking powder, molasses and salt. Then, add the flour mixture to the wet mixture and slowly combine together to make a wet dough.

The boiling


4 cups self-rising flour 2 cups dried currants 2 cups raisins 115 g shredded suet ¾ cup bread crumbs ¾ cup white sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup milk 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 tablespoon molasses

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