My Welsh Cakes

    My Welsh Cakes


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    About this recipe: Traditional Welsh 'cakes' cooked on a griddle or bakestone (a heavy, flat iron pan, just like a tawa).

    Serves: 72 

    • 250g caster sugar
    • 275g butter
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 500g plain flour
    • 175g raisins or currants

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Preheat a griddle or bakestone to moderate heat (165 - 175 C). Grease lightly.
    2. Beat sugar and butter together, adding salt and baking powder. Beat in eggs. Mix in 250g of flour and sultanas. Stir in remaining 250g flour. If too dry add a little milk; if too wet add a little flour.
    3. Roll out about 5mm thick and cut out rounds using a cutter. Roll out trimmings to use all the dough. Place rounds on hot griddle and brown on both sides.

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