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Welsh Cakes

 

Welsh Cakes (Traditional Afternoon Tea)

Ingredients:

2 cups Self raising flour
pinch Salt
1 tsp. Mixed spice
1/2 cup Butter or margarine
1/2 cup Lard
3/4 cup Caster (superfine) sugar
3/4 cup Currants and Sultanas, mixed
1 Egg, beaten
1 tbsp. Golden syrup
Procedure:

Sift together the flour, salt and mixed spice. Rub the margarine and lard into the mixture to resemble breadcrumbs.

Add sugar and mixed fruit and mix in egg to form a soft dough.

Roll out to 1/4 inch thick and cut into 2 inch rounds

Bake on a hot griddle or heavy-based frying pan and grease with a little lard.

Fry until lightly browned on both sides then place on cooling trays to cool.

Serve the Welsh cakes sprinkled with caster sugar or spread with butter.

Serve warm.









 

 

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