Welsh Cakes

PennyBy Penny    

October 24, 2017

Traditionally cooked on a bake stone

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 12 Welsh cakes


225g of self-raising flour

Pinch of salt

1tspn mixed spice

100g of butter

50g of caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling

50g of currants

1 egg, beaten with 3 tbsp milk added


1Mix the flour , spice and salt together in a large bowl

2Rub in the butter.

3Add the sugar and currants and stir well

4Pour the egg mixture in and mix until you have a stiff dough

5Roll the dough out on a lightly floured board until about 5mm thick

6Cut out rounds with a pastry cutter

7 Heat a flat griddle pan or heavy frying pan ( I used my Aldi electric griddle ) over a medium heat until hot and grease with a little butter

8Cook the cakes for about 3 to 4 minutes each side, until they are golden brown and have risen slightly

9Sprinkle with a little caster sugar and serve warm


12 Reviews

Roxanne Mitchell

October 26, 2017

Saw this and thought of you Joanne Dawkins xx

Petra Richards

October 25, 2017


Louise Ridgway

October 24, 2017

Ella Ridgway

Kelly Kennell

October 24, 2017

So many happy childhood memories of making welsh cakes! And then drowning them in sugar haha

Antonella Ella Lloyd

October 24, 2017

Grated lemon in mine too.

Jayne Collier

October 24, 2017

Love Welsh cakes x

Ceri Charilaou

October 24, 2017

I’ll have a pinch of mixed spice in mine, please.

Kaymary Dawson

October 24, 2017


Calvin Walker-Hall

October 24, 2017

Make me some today?…

Kaymary Dawson

October 24, 2017

Calvin Walker-Hall

Carole Morton

October 24, 2017

Going to have a go at those love Welsh cakes

Richard Hughes

October 24, 2017

My nain used a steel frying pan….the best