Cogges Welsh Cakes

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney makes a lovely day out with the kids with a great variety of things to do.  In their warm and welcoming kitchen, their volunteers often run cooking demonstrations.  My kids had fun making Welsh Cakes on our most recent visit.

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What You Will Need:

  • 8oz/200g SR flour
  • 4oz/100g butter
  • 2oz/50g brown sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 3oz/85g mixed dried fruit
  • 1 egg
  • Cinnamon to sprinkle

How To Make Welsh Cakes

  • Using your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour until the mix resembles breadcrumbs.

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  • Add the rest of the ingredients, mixing to form a stiff dough.
  • Flour your work surface and rolling pin.
  • Roll out the mixture to about 1/2 cm thickness.

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  • Cut out with a biscuit cutter.
  • Cook on a hot griddle, turning once (you don’t need a traditional range like this one at Cogges)!
  • Once cooked, sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.

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