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Welsh Cakes   HT CD  CBF  Welsh  35mins

 

Makes approx 12    Hot  Cold  Vegetarian  Cakes  Wales  British  Europe

Ingredients
225g/8oz Self Raising Flour

1 teasp Mixed Spice
100g/4oz Butter
50g/2oz Currants or Sultanas
75g/3oz Sugar
1 large Egg, lightly beaten
Milk, to mix

Instructions

1.  Sieve the flour and spices into a large mixing bowl then rub the butter into the flour mixture with your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs.

2. Stir in the currants and sugar  then add the egg and mix well until it starts to come together. If it is s not sticking together, add a little milk to get a  stiff dough, a little softer than pastry.

3. Turn onto a floured work surface and roll out  to just under 12mm/-inch thick,  then cut into 7.55cm/3-inch rounds using a biscuit cutter.

4. Heat a griddle or large frying pan until very hot, lightly grease with oil butter, wiping the excess off,  then place some cakes on the griddle, spacing quite well apart and cook for about 4 minutes on each side until golden brown.

Serve warm or cold with or without butter.

 

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Key techniques required to make cake recipes

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Main equipment required to make this recipe

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