{made} Welsh Cakes

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There’s a long running joke at work {around 4 years long, to be honest!}, where I promised someone some Welsh Cakes if they would help me out with some work that I had to do.  So, this is for him, if he’s reading.  A little ‘how to’ with my Mam.  He can have the recipe to make his own…but not my Mam.  She’s all mine.

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You will need : 8oz of self-raising flour, 1/2tsp of salt, 4oz margarine, 2oz currants, 1 egg and 2tbsp milk.   Combine the flour, salt and margarine.  Stir in the sugar and the currants.  Mix to a fairly stiff dough with the egg and milk.

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Roll out about 5mm in thickness and cut into rounds, don’t forget to use up all of those loose ends, too.

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Bake on a moderately hot greased girdle for about 3 minutes on each side.

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Place on a cooling rack and sprinkle with sugar.

Best served still warm with either some butter or jam of your choice.  I had mine with lemon curd…BEST THING EVER.

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And here’s the delightful chef, herself!  To quote my Dad “Un da ‘di Jen!”

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