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Vectis Pudding or Vectis Roll

Isle of Wight

White wheatflour suet pastry, rolled out thin and spread with currants, chopped apple, lemon rind, sugar, sweet spices and golden syrup. Folded into a roll, ends sealed and steamed.

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2 oz currants
2 chopped apples
8 oz self-raising flour
mixed spice
4 oz suet
2 oz sugar
lemon rind
2 tbsp golden syrup.

Mix flour and suet to a stiff paste with water. Roll out thinly and spread with a mixture of currants, apples, golden syrup, sugar, lemon rind and spice. Roll up, close the ends firmly. Wrap in a floured cloth and steam for 2 hours.

For other puddings associated with the Isle of Wight, see Isle of Wight Pudding>

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