here's a few scrummy Welsh cakes to celebrate St David's day on March 1st.
this recipe should make around 15
They're great served while still warm either on their own or with lashings of butter, jam or honey
If you prefer to measure your ingredients in Cups & Spoons then here's some Easy Conversion Charts
recipe:- lovely not to have to use the oven for once
250 gms/8oz self raising flour,
pinch of salt,
quarter tsp ground allspice & a grating of nutmeg
75 g/2½oz golden caster sugar,
125 g/4oz cold butter,
100g/3½oz currants/ sultanas or mixed dried fruit
1 large egg.
you'll need a cast iron griddle or frying pan for this
Sieve flour, salt & spice into bowl, rub in butter until breadcrumb stage, add the sugar and mix through, Add currants and beaten egg. Form into a ball, chill for a while. roll out to around 3/4cms, cut into around 20, 7cm rounds. Cook a medium heat on the greased griddle or heavy based frying pan for around 2 and half mins per side.
I've just scoffed 4 of the little beauties with my tea!!!