War Time Recipe
6oz (170gm) plain flour.
3 teaspoons baking powder.
2oz (55gm) margarine, butter or dripping
2oz (55gm) sultanas.
1 small carrot - grated
2oz (55gm) sugar
1 fresh egg or 1 dried reconstituted egg
1 tablespoon milk
¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg
Rub fat into the flour and baking powder mix until it resembles bread crumbs
Stir in nutmeg, sugar and sultanas.
Mix the egg and milk together and add to dry mix to form a stiff dough (add more liquid or more flour as needed)
Treat mixture as pastry and roll out on floured surface to 1/4 inch thick
Use 3-inch rounds to cut out your cakes.
Pre-heat a griddle or heavy frying pan, grease lightly.
Put in the welsh cakes and cook until golden brown on both sides over a moderate heat (about 4 minutes)
Set aside a cool
Sprinkle with a little sugar
Serve with butter and or jam.