Welsh Cakes

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Traditionally cooked on a bake stone

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Yields12 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

 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

1

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

2

Rub in the butter.

3

Add the sugar and currants and stir well

4

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

5

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

6

Cut 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

8

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

9

Sprinkle with a little caster sugar and serve warm

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Ingredients

 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

Directions

1

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

2

Rub in the butter.

3

Add the sugar and currants and stir well

4

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

5

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

6

Cut 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

8

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

9

Sprinkle with a little caster sugar and serve warm

Welsh Cakes

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