Welsh Cakes

Makes 8

1 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoons baking powder 1 pinch of salt ½ cup butter, plus extra for cooking ¼ cup powdered sugar, plus extra for sprinkling ¼ cup currants 1 egg, beaten with 3 tablespoons milk


1 Mix the flour and salt together in a large bowl and rub in the butter. Add the sugar and currants and stir well

2 Pour the egg mixture in and mix until you have a stiff dough

3 Roll the dough out on a lightly floured board to 1/4 inch thickness and stamp out rounds with a pastry/biscuit cutter

4 Heat the griddle over a medium heat until hot and grease with a little butter. Cook the cakes for about 3 to 4 minutes each side, until they are golden brown and have risen slightly

5 Serve immediately sprinkled with a little extra powdered sugar

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