Welch Sun Cakes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 203.0
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.3 mg
  • Sodium: 33.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 3.6 g

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Traditional Christmas & New Years Dish Traditional Christmas & New Years Dish
Number of Servings: 10


    2 cups (225 g) 8 oz flour
    1/2 level tsp (2.5 ml) baking powder
    pinch of salt
    3/4 stick (6 Tbsp) 75 g butter
    1/3 cup (75 g) 3 oz caster sugar (superfine granulated)
    2 oz (50 g) currants or sultanas (golden raisins)
    1/2 level tsp (2.5 ml) Mixed Spice (All Spice / Pumpkin pie spice) (optional)
    1 egg, beaten
    milk to mix


Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt together into a bowl.

2. Rub in the butter and the remaining dry ingredients.

3. Stir in the egg, then add enough milk to make a firm dough.

4. Roll out the dough to 1 - 2 cm (1/4 - 1/2 inch) thick, cut it in to 8 cm (3 inch) rounds and cook on a hot buttered griddle iron or in a heavy frying pan for about 10 minutes, turning when the underside is brown

Serve warm with butter and honey. Makes about 10

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CELTIC_WITCH.

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