Rock cakes

Rock cakes

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Makes
20
Photographer
Vanessa Levis

A batch of rock cakes is quickly and easily made and are perfect as a quick snack with morning coffee or afternoon tea. Serve warm or cold, buttered or plain.

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
300g self-raising
1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
a pinch of salt
90g butter, diced
110g caster sugar
2 tablespoons currants, sultanas and chopped mixed peel
1 egg
1/4 cup milk

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Grease baking trays.
  2. Sift the flour with the spice and salt, rub the butter in lightly, and then mix in the sugar. Add the fruits and mix well. Beat the egg, add the milk, then mix into the dry ingredients to form a stiff dough.
  3. Put small tablespoonfuls of the mixture in little rough heaps on the prepared trays.
  4. Bake for 10–15 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
Tags:
baking
bakery
margaret
fulton
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