They prepare the recipe as per normal, including the wetted and floured cloth, and then pop it in a microwave roasting bag, loosely tied, with about 4 oz of water in it (no coins can be inside the dumpling, of course.). We love Clootie dumpling sliced and fried in butter for breakfast with our bacon and eggs! All are great! Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. Splash of Water. It is delicious with butter!I have no idea if it tastes like Bara Birth, as I have never had that... need to find myself a Welsh person to cook some for me :), Hi there, we have some American guests coming over next week and I really want to make this for them as a treat...as I don't have a 'well seasoned' cloth should I coat the inside of the cloth with flour (am going to use an old pillow case as I have one spare!!) The browning sorts it out. I only know of a few people who would still know how to make a clootie dumpling. Some people now say they can do the steaming in a 750 W microwave in under 10 minutes. Whenever there is a birthday in the family Mary's mum, May, makes a clootie dumpling to celebrate.
Remove the dumplings from the water and dunk straight into a bowl of cold water for 1minute. When it is finished cooking you need to remove the dumpling from the hot water (using large tongs) and carefully remove it from it's cloths. This was the cake that we had for every birthday growing up. Remove string and slowly peel off the cloth leaving the skin intact. Put in a warm oven to dry out until the skin turns dark brown and slightly shiny. Place the lid on the pressure cooker and cook for 40 minutes. This recipe was my Grandma's, and she passed it on to my Mum who has now passed it on to me. Clootie Dumpling recipe 1 1/2 lb Self Raising Flour 6oz Currants 6oz Sultanas 3 teaspoons Cinnamon 3 teaspoons…. I prefer to eat my dumpling as it is, you can also toast or fry it as a yummy breakfast (or to have as part of a full-scottish breakfast).
Pressure cookers can reduce the steaming time to about 2 hours. I try to respond when I can.I moderate all comments to cut out the stinky spam. Slow Cooker Scottish Cloutie Dumpling is an updated recipe for a delicious traditional Scottish steamed ‘pudding’ dessert. The use of cloth as a wrapper for cooking pudding in dates back to the 1600s. Info. Dried fruit such as sultanas, currants, and dates are stirred in. Retrieved January 2009 from http://www.gfw.co.uk/recipes/popuprecipe.php?id=31, ‘[James Beard] was an innovator, an experimenter, a missionary in bringing the gospel of good cooking to the home table.’ — Craig Claiborne (American food writer. I only know of a few people who would still know how to make a clootie dumpling. Spoon the mixture equally into the middle of the cloots. If there's white and black pudding and square slice sausage with beans all the better!!! Congrats! 672 calories; protein 11.2g 23% DV; carbohydrates 124.6g 40% DV; fat 15.8g 24% DV; cholesterol 34.1mg 11% DV; sodium 959.6mg 38% DV.