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Welsh Cakes

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These are my grandmother's version of Welsh Cakes and were always cooked on a bakestone, although you could use a heavy based frying pan.


Serves: 6

  • 1 pound flour
  • ½ pound butter
  • ½ pound sugar
  • 6 ounces currants
  • 2 beaten eggs


Welsh Cakes is a community recipe submitted by Monica and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Rub fat into flour as if making pastry, add sugar and fruit and mix well together.
  • Add enough egg to combine and make a dough.
  • Roll out and cut with pastry cutter and cook on lightly greased bakestone (or heavy bottomed frying pan) for a few minutes on each side until lightly browned.
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    Bara Brith