Welsh Tea Cakes Recipe

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Welsh Tea Cakes Recipe

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4.5 1 2
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MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cold butter (no substitutes)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup dried currants
  • Additional sugar, optional

Directions

Place flour in a bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the sugar, oats, salt and nutmeg. Stir in the eggs and milk. Add currants.
On a heavily floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in round cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar if desired. Bake at 350° for 12-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Welsh Tea Cakes in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 111 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cold butter (no substitutes)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup dried currants
  • Additional sugar, optional
  1. Place flour in a bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the sugar, oats, salt and nutmeg. Stir in the eggs and milk. Add currants.
  2. On a heavily floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in round cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar if desired. Bake at 350° for 12-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Welsh Tea Cakes in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p57

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Eastenda User ID: 1505897 112892
Reviewed May. 28, 2012

"Very good. Not too sweet. I thought it needed more spice, so added 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. I plan to try adding ginger as well."

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