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Welsh Cakes - An old family recipe, traditionally served warm, simply with a little butter on the tops!
Welsh Cakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 mins
Total Time
13 mins
Servings: 15
  • 1 3/4 cups or 225 g self raising flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup or 100 g margarine
  • 1/4 cup or 50 g sugar
  • 1/4 cup or 50 g currants / raisins
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoons milk to mix.
  1. Mix flour and salt, rub in margarine, stir in sugar and currants.
  2. Mix to a fairly stiff dough with the egg and milk.
  3. Roll out about 5 mm (ΒΌ inch) in thickness and cut into rounds, (use a 6.5 cm or 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter) Gather up the trimmings and re roll to make more Welsh cakes.
  4. Cook on a medium hot greased griddle pan for about 3 minutes on each side. Place the hot Welsh cakes on some sugar, both sides then serve buttered, hot or cold.