Picau ar y maen, a Welsh teatime treat passed on through generations and still as popular as ever. Perfect for making with the children.

Welsh cakes are a delicious little cake flavoured with spice and dried fruit, baked on a griddle and best served warm, sprinkled with sugar and a lovely pot of tea. A real Welsh treat.

How to make the perfect Welsh Cake recipie

Ingredients

400 grms self-raising Flour

2 Pinches of salt

2 Pinches of Mixed Spice

200 grms Butter

100 grms Currants

2 Eggs

2 Tablespoons Golden Syrup

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Method

  • Rub the flour, butter, salt and mixed spice together until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs‚ 
  • Add the currents, golden syrup and eggs and bring the mixture together
  • Rap the mixture in cling film and cool in the fridge for 1 hour
  • Roll out on a floured bench to 5mm thick then cut to size
  • Cook on a hot griddle until they turn brown and puff up in size
  • Sprinkle immediately with caster sugar

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