Welsh Cakes  
  (Wales Tourist Board)

8 ounces (225 grams) self-rising flour
2 ounces (60 grams) margarine
2 ounces (60 grams) lard
pinch of salt
pinch of mixed spice* (optional)
3 ounces (75 grams) sugar
3 ounces (75 grams) currants and sultanas
   (or golden raisins)
1 egg

*A combination of ground spices, including cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves.
Method:
1. Sift together flour, salt, and mixed spice. Rub margarine and lard into mixture to resemble breadcrumbs. Add sugar and mixed fruit. Mix in egg to form a soft dough.
2. Roll out to 1/4 inch (5 millimeters) thick and cut into 2 inch (5 centimeter) rounds.
3. Bake on a hot griddle or a heavy frying pan greased with a little lard until lightly browned on both sides. Place on cooling trays.
4. Serve sprinkled with sugar or spread with butter.



 
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