Aberffraw Cakes are more like a cookie made of a simple cake. They’re traditionally shaped like scallop shells and served with butter or clotted cream, with jam or preserves. Perfect for an afternoon tea.
Aberffraw Cakes

Aberffraw Cakes (Welsh)
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Serves: 6 cakes
  • 6 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 2 ounces castor (granulated) sugar
  2. Melt the butter in a basin and beat in the sugar.
  3. Gradually add the flour, mixing well with a warm spoon.
  4. Roll out thinly on a floured board and cut into rounds or traditionally, press into shell-shaped molds.
  5. Cook in a moderate oven (375/F. or Mark 5) for 15 minutes or until golden-brown.
  6. Serve sprinkled with sugar and with whipped or clotted cream and raspberry (or other) jam.

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