The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet.
Fortunately, we had permission to use substitutes for suet, such as shortening or butter.
I made a variation on the traditional British “pud” known as Spotted Dick (or spotted dog). Instead of milk, I used mashed banana and lemon juice. Freckled Banana Pudding, anyone? (more…)