Welsh cakes are a type of skillet or griddle cakes, or drop scones, very well liked by children. Sprinkle with caster sugar before serving.
1⁄2 c butter
1⁄4 c sugar
1 egg (beaten)
1⁄2 c currants
1 pn mixed spice
1 1⁄2 c flour
1 t baking powder
- Knead the butter into the flour until a breadcrumb consistency appears.
- Mix in the sugar, currants, mixed spice and egg until forming a uniform dough.
- Roll the dough until 1/4 inch thick then cut out circles using all the dough.
- Cook the shapes on a griddle for 2-3 minutes on each side before sprinkling with caster sugar and serving.