Parcelforce Industrial Action - impact on delivery timings... Read More

Welsh Cakes


  • 6oz Shipton Mill Cake and Pastry Flour
  • 4oz Butter
  • 3oz Caster Sugar
  • 2oz Currants
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Salt


  1. Sift the flour, Baking Powder and salt into a bowl. Add the butter. Rub together until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar and currants.
  2. Lightly beat the egg and add. Gather the mixture into a ball, adding enough milk to assist
  3. Roll out until about 5mm thick. Use a 2.5 - 3inch cookie cutter to make rounds.
  4. Heat a griddle or frying pan to low to medium heat. Cook in small batches until golden brown - about 4-5 mins on each side.


Thanks for this recipe to my mum!

Tags: CakeNpastry

Added by: Gary Murray

Add comment

Add a recipe & get 5% off

We love to see what you've been baking, but are just updating this section at the moment - we will be able to accept new community recipes in the near future, please don't try to upload in the meantime as we won't be able to accept the photo or send a voucher yet.


Once new additions can be welcomed, if you add one of your own baking recipes with a photo to the Shipton Mill website, we will send you a voucher for 5% off your next order from the Flour Direct shop.

It's very easy, just click here to visit your " My Shipton Mill" page to get started.