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Welsh Cakes

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 8 Ounce, sifted (225 Gram)
  Plain flour 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon To Flour Board)
  Caster sugar 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Ground nutmeg 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Margarine/Butter 5 Ounce, softened (120 Gram, plus 1 Ounce / 25 Gram To Grease Griddle)
  Currants 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Egg 1 Medium, beaten
  Warm milk 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl combine together the flour, sugar, salt and nutmeg.
2. Rub or cut in the fat until the mixture begins to stick together.
MAKING
3. Put in the currants and egg and mix with a fork to form a stiff dough.
4. If the dough is too dry, add a very little milk Roll the dough out on a floured board to a thickness of 2 cm (3/4 in).
5. Cut into circles with a 7.5 cm (3 in) cutter dipped in flour.
6. Warm the griddle to a moderate heat and grease well.
7. Let it remain for a few minutes to reach an even, all-over temperature, but do not let it get too hot or the cakes will burn before their insides are cooked.
8. Place 4-5 cakes gently on the griddle and leave to cook slowly (8-10 minutes for each side).
9. When the undersides are browned, carefully turn over with a metal spatula and leave to brown on the other side.
10. Repeat until all the cakes are cooked.
SERVING
11. Remove the cakes carefully on to a wire rack as they are cooked and wrap in a linen cloth until all the cakes are ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Browned
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Drink: 
Milk
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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