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Raisin And Orange Shortcake

Ingredients
  Orange juice 4 Tablespoon
  Seedless raisins 4 Ounce
  Plain flour 6 Ounce
  Castor sugar 2 Ounce
  Butter 4 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a baking sheet.

MAKING
2) Put orange juice and raisins into a pan and bring slowly to the boil, leave until cold.
3) Sieve flour into a basin and work in the sugar and butter until the mixture looks like fine breadcrumbs.
4) Knead well and divide dough into two pieces.
5) Form into equal-sized rounds.
6) Put one on a greased baking sheet, spread on raisin mixture and top with second round of dough, pressing together firmly and pinching edges together.
9) Prick well.
10) Bake at 350°F, 180°C, Gas Mark 4, for 45 minutes, mark into sections, and remove from tin when cold.
11) Pack in foil and keep in fridge until used.

SERVING
12) To serve: take out shortcake from fridge. Let it stand on room temperature for few minutes and serve as snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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