Welsh cakes

Welsh cakes

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/welsh-cakes

These are delicious any time of year, but especially appropriate on St David's Day (1 March).

  • Feeds 20Feeds 20
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    6%
    534kj 127kcal
  • Fat
    High 8%
    5.7g
  • Saturates
    High 17%
    3.4g
  • Sugar
    High 10%
    8.7g
  • Salt
    Low 2%
    0.13g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 17g

Ingredients

  • 125g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 250g Co-op self raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 100g Fairtrade caster sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • 100g currants
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 Co-op British free range egg, beaten

Method

  1. Using your fingers, rub the butter into the flour, in a large bowl, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs
  2. Stir in the sugar, currants and mixed spice
  3. Add the beaten egg and mix well to form a dough
  4. Tip onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll out into a circle about 5mm thick
  5. Use 6cm cutters to cut out 20 circles, then griddle on for 2-3 mins each side, over a medium-high heat, until golden
  6. Dust with extra caster sugar to serve, then eat immediately

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