How to Make Welsh Cakes

Classic welsh cakes that are best eaten warm. Enjoy with a cup of tea :)

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How to Make Welsh Cakes Recipe
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This recipe makes 2 batches. To make 1 batch, half the amount of each ingredient.

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Sift the flour into a bowl. Rub the flour and butter together.

Sift the flour into a bowl. Rub the flour and butter together.

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It should resemble breadcrumbs.

It should resemble breadcrumbs.

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Add the sugar and raisins, mix!

Add the sugar and raisins, mix!

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Add the eggs.

Add the eggs.

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I mix it from the middle outwards, so it doesn't become lumpy.

I mix it from the middle outwards, so it doesn't become lumpy.

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When it gets to this stage I start bringing it together with my hands.

When it gets to this stage I start bringing it together with my hands.

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If your mix is too dry you can add a little milk.

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You should end up with a ball of dough.

You should end up with a ball of dough.

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Roll the dough out to about 5mm (1/4 in) thick on a floured surface.

Roll the dough out to about 5mm (1/4 in) thick on a floured surface.

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Cut out the cakes using a cookie cutter.

Cut out the cakes using a cookie cutter.

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I made some heart shaped ones too :)

I made some heart shaped ones too :)

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Put a little oil in a frying pan. Cook the cakes in the pan over a low heat for 2-3 mins each side.

Put a little oil in a frying pan. Cook the cakes in the pan over a low heat for 2-3 mins each side.

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After 2-3 flip the cakes, they should be golden brown.

After 2-3 flip the cakes, they should be golden brown.

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Dust the cakes with sugar while they are still warm. Enjoy!

Dust the cakes with sugar while they are still warm. Enjoy!

Ingredients

400 Grams Self-rising flour 
200 Grams Unsalted butter 
150 Grams Caster sugar 
150 Grams Raisins 
2 Eggs 
Cookie cutter 
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