Welsh Tea Cakes

Welsh Tea Cakes


"Raisin cookie with a spice taste."


servings 110 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 110 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 76 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. With a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in raisins.
  2. Place egg in a 1 cup measure; beat lightly with a fork. Add milk to the 1/4 cup mark; pour into flour mixture and stir with fork to make a soft dough; ( a little more milk may be needed ). On a floured surface, shape dough into a ball and knead lightly 5-6 times.
  3. Roll to 1/4 inch thickness and with a floured small biscuit cutter, cut into rounds. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) on greased cookie sheet until slightly browned.
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  1. 11 Ratings


My welsh friend tells me that they should be baked on top of the stove on a griddle (I DO MINE ON A LARGE FRY PAN I DONT HAVE A GRIDDLE) couple of minutes each side on a medium heat. Place on a ...

My daughter made these as a "Welsh" dish for a school program on immigration. My main problem with the recipe is that it is somewhat unclear. The ingredient list calls for one quarter cup milk...

Unfortunately the directions are not clear enough especially when people have never had Welsh tea cake. Definitely make on a griddle - otherwise the results are far from good.

Scotaway is correct. Welsh cakes should be cooked on a bake stone but a frying pan or electric griddle works well. Welsh cakes also have currents, not raisins. My cousin also adds a tablespoo...

This is a very nice, soft cookie that will be a compliment to any tea! It has a great, delicate flavor. Thanks!

I have made this recipe several time. My Family and Friends love it. I boil the raisins for a few minutes till soft and drain them well to make it eaiser to work with. then drain well. Dust wit...

My only problem with this recipe is that raisins are too fat for a rolled cookie so I used currants instead. I also experimented with other liquids I could use instead of milk. Pumpkin pie filli...

I used to have an authentic Welsh Cake recipe, cooked on a griddle, but it has been misplaced. I tried this recipe to replace it; it is probably easier, being baked in the oven and turning out ...

A very nice tea cookie. Especially with jelly.