Sussex Pond Pudding Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Michael Modified: November 3, 2021
Sussex Pond Pudding Recipe

 

How To Make Sussex Pond Pudding

This Sussex pond pudding serves a sweet-tangy dessert perfect for tea time! Whip up a tasty serving with just less than 10 ingredients.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 4 hrs
Total: 4 hrs 25 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 250 g self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup vegetable suet, light shredded
  • 3 cups milk, semi-skimmed
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into very small pieces, plus extra for greasing
  • 250 g demerara sugar
  • 1 lemon, unwaxed

Instructions

  1. Butter a 1.2-liter pudding basin and line the bottom with a circle of baking parchment, then grease the parchment circle.

  2. Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl and add the suet. Mix the milk with 75ml water and stir into the flour mixture to make a soft but not sticky dough. Knead for a few minutes, then break off a quarter of the dough and set aside.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the remaining dough to a thickness of 1-cm and use to line the basin. Leave an overhanging lip of 3-cm all the way round.

  4. Place ½ the butter and ½ the sugar in the bottom of the pastry-lined basin. Using a skewer, prick the lemon all over and place it in the basin. Cover with the remaining butter and sugar.

  5. Roll out the reserved pastry to a circle to make a lid. Moisten the edges of the overhanging pastry lip and the lid with water. Place the lid on top and bring up the overhanging lip to the edge, pressing firmly together to seal.
  6. Cover the surface with a well-buttered circle of baking parchment, slightly bigger than the top of the basin. Cover with a pleated sheet of foil and secure with kitchen string, making a loop for easy removal.
  7. Place an inverted heatproof plate in the bottom of a large saucepan, and put the basin on it. Pour in enough boiling water to come ⅔ of the way up the sides of the basin. Bring to a boil, then cover with a tight-fitting lid and steam for 3 1⁄2 to 4 hours, topping up the water from time to time, if necessary.

  8. When the pudding has cooked, carefully remove it from the saucepan and leave to cool for 10 minutes. Remove the string, foil, and baking parchment. Place a serving plate over the top of the basin, then up-end it and carefully turn out the pudding onto the plate.

  9. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • :
  • :
Nutrition Disclaimer
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Broil

Honey Garlic Dijon Broiled Salmon Recipe

Honey Garlic Dijon Broiled Salmon seasoned with herbs and b that comes together in just 15 minutes and literally has the best flavor ever! The best salmon of my life!
13 mins

Cakes

Key Lime Cake Recipe

This super easy key lime cake is bursting with fresh lime flavor and topped with whipped cream. It's a delicious summer cake recipe, and if you love key lime pie - then definitely give this recipe a try. 
1 hr

Pickle

Sweet Pickles Recipe

No more trips to the grocery store once you get a hand of making your own sweet pickles.

15 mins

Pies & Pastries

Pavlova Deluxe Recipe

Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, Pavlova is a dessert you can serve with some whipped cream and juicy fruits. For this recipe, we'll be using passion fruit for that deluxe flavor.

1 hr 50 mins

Baked

Baked Parmesan Chicken Strips Recipe

These tender-crisp baked parmesan chicken strips are coated in garlic cheesy breadcrumbs mixture, a recipe perfect for quick busy weekday lunch meals.

Breads & Doughs

Low Fat Blueberry Scones Recipe

You only need 30 minutes to whip up these guilt-free blueberry scones! They're packed with sour blueberries for a burst of fruity flavor in every bite.
35 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Crispy Honey Orange Glazed Salmon Recipe

The natural briny taste of salmon is combined with sweet and tangy flavors from honey and orange. Enjoy this orange glazed salmon in just 20 minutes.
20 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to