These delightful cakes are served for tea time or breakfast throughout Wales and the West Midlands. Simple to make, and wonderful served with lightly salted butter or eaten plain alongside a cup of tea.

Welsh Cakes (Bakestone Recipes)

Welsh Cakes (Bakestone Recipes)
 
Author:
Recipe type: Cakes
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon mized spice
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 2 ounces lard
  • 3 ounces granulated sugar
  • 2 ounces raisins (or currants)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 Tablespoons milk
Instructions
  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and spice into a mixing bowl. Cut the fat into the flour, and rub it to a breadcrumb-like consistency; then mix in the sugar and raisins. Mix in the egg, and sufficient milk to make a stiff dough.
  2. Roll out on a floured board to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3 inch rounds.
  3. Bake on a hot greased bakestone until golden brown, about 4 minutes on each side. *
Notes
Variation: "Teisen Dinca"

Make up the Welsh Cake dough adding 6 oz peeled and grated cooking apples before adding the egg. Mix to a stiff dough, adding milk if necessary. Roll out, cut into rounds and cook on the bakestone as for Welsh Cakes. Serve hot with butter, golden syrup, or honey.
Tagged with →  
Share →
Cost Considerate

Cost Considerate

Most of our recipes are focused on cost-efficient, economical cooking that pleases palates but doesn't upset your wallet.
New Recipes Section

New Recipes Section

We are updating Epicurus.com to include new recipes, and a whole new format for them. We hope you enjoy.
Real chefs!

Real chefs!

We love cooking, and our publisher is a master chef, so you can rely upon our great recipes for good, wholesome cooking.
Please use the search box above to find content within this section.

Thanks for dropping by! Feel free to stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed.