Welsh Cakes (Cage Bach)

Welsh Cakes (Cage Bach)

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David Jones

David Jones

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"Quick and easy to do, this is the best recipe for Welsh cakes, as used by my Welsh grandma, who makes them all the time. A real reminder of my childhood!"
Easy 👌
15 min
6 min
1 min


33⅓ g
Self Raising Flour
16⅔ g
16⅔ g
16⅔ g
ground cinnamon
Large egg, beaten


Metal spoon, rolling pin, cookie cutter, Bake stone

  • Step 1/ 7

    • 33⅓ g Self Raising Flour
    • 16⅔ g butter
    • 16⅔ g sugar

    Rub together butter, flour and sugar to a fine crumb with your finger tips.

  • Step 2/ 7

    • tsp ground cinnamon

    Add cinnamon, and mix through crumb-like mixture.

  • Step 3/ 7

    • Large egg, beaten
    • Metal spoon

    Make a well in the centre of the mixture, then add the beaten egg and sultanas/raisins. Mix initially with a spoon to combine, then make into a firm dough.

  • Step 4/ 7

    • rolling pin

    Roll out onto a floured surface using a rolling pin. Roll out to a thickness of 0.75cm.

  • Step 5/ 7

    • cookie cutter

    Cut the dough into rounds (a cutter of 5 or 6cm across will be good)

  • Step 6/ 7

    • Bake stone

    Using a very heavy saucepan, or a bake stone heated to a low/medium heat, cook one side at a time until golden brown, then flip carefully and cook the other side until golden brown.

  • Step 7/ 7

    When cooked, put onto a sugared plate to cool, and sprinkle with more sugar. These are best warm, and with a little jam if preferred!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Welsh Cakes (Cage Bach)


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