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Welsh Cakes Recipe

Welsh Cakes Recipe

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How To Make Welsh Cakes Recipe

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup currants or raisins
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

  2. Add the cold, cubed butter to the dry ingredients and rub it in using your fingertips until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.

  3. Stir in the currants or raisins.

  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk and beaten egg.

  5. Gradually add the milk and egg mixture to the dry ingredients, stirring until a soft dough forms.

  6. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of about 1/4 inch.

  7. Use a round cookie cutter to cut out Welsh cakes.

  8. Heat a griddle or frying pan over medium heat and cook the Welsh cakes for about 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.

  9. Remove from the griddle and sprinkle with sugar while still warm.

  10. Serve Welsh cakes warm or at room temperature.


  • Calories : 346kcal
  • Total Fat : 17g
  • Saturated Fat : 10g
  • Cholesterol : 75mg
  • Sodium : 168mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 43g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 12g
  • Protein : 6g
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