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  • Welsh Cakes for St Davids Day, 25 Feb 2018 in Culture&Heritage

  • Welsh Cakes for St Davids Day

     

    ST DAVIDS DAY

    Ingredients

    400g self raising flour
    pinch mixed spice
    100g butter
    100g lard
    125g caster sugar
    75g sultanas
    2 medium eggs
    1 tsp golden syrup

     

    Method

    Sift flour and spice into a mixing bowl.
    Add the butter and lard and rub in with fingertips until mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
    Mix in sugar and sultanas.
    Crack eggs into a small bowl and beat, add to breadcrumb mixture, add syrup and mix well (if mixture appears a little dry add a drop of milk).
    Roll out on lightly floured surface to about 1cm thickness, cut using a 2” cutter.
    Grease a griddle or heavy based frying pan with lard and cook until nut brown and cooked through.

    WELSH CAKES