Welsh Cakes
(2 reviews)
Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
30 min

Traditional Welsh Cakes handed down through the family for many generations.  Welsh Cakes are cooked on the stove using a heavy skillet.  They are unique and are somewhat between a scone and a cookie.

G. Helyar (Mum)
3 cups Flour
1/2 cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
2 tbsp Mixed Spice or Nutmeg
2 Eggs
2 cups Sultana raisins
3 tsp Baking powder
2-4 tbsp Water
  1. Combine flour, sugar, nutmeg, baking powder and sultanas
  2. Add eggs and butter and mix well using your hands
  3. Add 2 tbsp of water to create a dough.  If required add a little more water
  4. Roll out dough to approximately 1/4" thickness
  5. Using a cutter cut dough to create rounds
  6. Heat a heavy skillet on low
  7. Place rounds on skillet and bake for 4-5 minutes each side.  Careful that skillet is not too hot or the Welsh Cakes will burn on the outside and not cook on the inside.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy!  They are still amazing cold.
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