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6Ingredients
15Calories
30Minutes

If you need a fast and easy dessert option for the next holiday party, special occasion, or pot luck, then try this recipe for Welsch Cakes. There are 144 bite-size sweet treats in this recipe that takes 30 minutes to prepare. Each little morsel has 15 calories. This sweet and delicious recipe combines a buttery cake with sweet raisins and dried cranberries. Feel free to stash a few away for a late nigt snack.

Ingredients

  • 225 grams flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 110 grams salted butter (cold)
  • 1 egg
  • 85 grams granulated sugar
  • raisins (A handful of dried, or dried cranberries butter)

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, pour the flour, baking powder, add the butter cut into cubes.
  2. Using your fingertips, incorporate the butter into the flour until dough resembles a coarse meal.
  3. Add the egg, sugar, and raisins, keep mixing with your fingers to get a smooth ball of dough (if necessary add a few drops of milk, working the dough for 3 to 4 minutes, so it becomes more flexible).
  4. Trun the dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll it to a 0.5 cm thickness.
  5. Cut circles of dough with a cookie cutter.
  6. In a frying pan, heat the butter, wipe the excess and fry the welsh cakes for 3 minutes on each side. Serve with a little butter and a good cup of tea.
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NutritionView more

15Calories
Sodium0%DV10mg
Fat1%DV0.5g
Protein0%DV0g
Carbs1%DV2g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories15Calories from Fat4.5
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat0.5g1%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg1%
Sodium10mg0%
Potassium0mg0%
Protein0g0%
Calories from Fat4.5
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate2g1%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Jerri G. 30 Jun 2015
I was hosting a tea party for our local gardening club, and wanted a change from the usual scones or muffins. These cakes are delicious and are as easy to make as pancakes! I served them with an assortment of jams and crème fraiche. The cakes were a bigger hit than my roses!