Apple Suet Pudding


200 g (7 oz) suetcrust pastry
1 lb (450 g) cooking (tart) apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1/2 cup (8 Tbls) 100 g Granulated Sugar


1. Half-fill a steamer or large saucepan with water and put it on to boil. Grease a 900-ml (1 1/2 pt) pudding basin.

2. Make the pastry and roll out into a round 2.5 cm (1 in) larger all round than the top of the basin.

3. Cut a quarter out of the round; with the remaining portion line the pudding basin, damping the cut edges, overlapping them and passing well to seal.

4. Fill the basin with the sliced apples and sugar in alternate layers.

5. Roll out the remaining pastry to make a lid, damp the edges of the pastry in the basin and cover with the lid, pressing the edges well together.

6. Cover with greased greaseproof paper or foil and steam for 2 1/2 hours.

7. Turn the pudding out on to a dish and serve with pouring custard

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Tramp's Hat
posted by Sue Johns @ 11:28AM, 11/20/07
Great recipe. This used to be known as Tramp's Hat in our house, but no one seems to call it that any more....
Apple Dumpling
posted by Tracey Ollerenshaw @ 11:59AM, 11/04/08
My grandma used to make me this when i was little but she all ways called it Apple dumpling. This was my BEST, best pudding ever. The way when you turn the pudding out on to a plate and all the apple juices run out em........
Apple Dumpling
posted by sylvia @ 09:03AM, 2/28/09
My Mum made this and she called it apple dumpling. I'm going to give it a try. Hope it's as good as I remember. I'll let you know............or not
Success camp
posted by Charlotte Fireworks like jam inyour mouth @ 02:43PM, 8/24/10
I have tried apple suet pudding once and thoroughly enjoyed it. I am camping this weekend and i thought apple suet would be a delicous trear for ye old traditional campfire that i always have since back when i was a young girl. this recipe is delicous and explodes in your mouth like apple fireworks next i need a jam catherwine wheels which spurts nutrious delicious jammy delight. thanks for bringing back my child hood memories
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