Clootie Dumpling

In this blog i’ll try and show you how to make a clootie dumpling. A clootie dumpling is a traditional Scottish pudding which is cooked in a cloot (a cloth) and is usually eaten at new year or Christmas. My granny usually puts one on hogmany so that it will be hot for the first footers when they come and visit. This is one my mum and i made using Granny’s recipe.

Anns an blog seo tha mi a dol ag innse dhut beagan mu dheidhinn an bonnach-praise agus ciamar a fhaodas to fhein fhear a dhenamh. Se ceic traidiseanta Albanach a th’ann an bonnach-praise agus bha mo sheanmhair agam fhein a cruthachadh fhear gach Oidhche Challainn.


  • 4ozs self raising flour
  • 2 cups raisinsIMG_1006
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • few spoons of spice and cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5ozs margarine
  • 2 tablespoons syrup
  • 2 tablespoons treacle
  • 2 eggs
  • milk

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