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What you need:

  • 350g/12oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 2 tsp Odlums Baking Powder
  • 150g/5oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Raisins or Currants
  • 1 tsp Goodall's Mixed Spice
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 tbsp Milk

How to:

  1. Preheat griddle or a heavy frying pan over a low heat.
  2. Put the flour, baking powder, butter and caster sugar into a bowl. Beat on low speed until mixture resembles crumble.
  3. Add the raisins or currants and mixed spice. Beat for another minute on low speed.
  4. Add the egg and milk and mix to form a firm dough. Roll out to about a centimetre in thickness. Using a 6cm/2" cutter cut out the cakes.
  5. Place on preheated griddle or pan and cook for about 5 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  6. Remove from pan and dust with caster sugar and cool.
  7. Best eaten warm.
WelCak

Welsh Cakes

Category

Afternoon Tea

What you need:

  • 350g/12oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 2 tsp Odlums Baking Powder
  • 150g/5oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Raisins or Currants
  • 1 tsp Goodall's Mixed Spice
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 tbsp Milk

How to:

  1. Preheat griddle or a heavy frying pan over a low heat.
  2. Put the flour, baking powder, butter and caster sugar into a bowl. Beat on low speed until mixture resembles crumble.
  3. Add the raisins or currants and mixed spice. Beat for another minute on low speed.
  4. Add the egg and milk and mix to form a firm dough. Roll out to about a centimetre in thickness. Using a 6cm/2" cutter cut out the cakes.
  5. Place on preheated griddle or pan and cook for about 5 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  6. Remove from pan and dust with caster sugar and cool.
  7. Best eaten warm.
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