Grandma’s eyesight had failed by the time I asked for the recipe. Top 10 Dessert Recipes From Sweet 2 Eat Baking, Banana & Walnut Baked Doughnuts with Fudge Glaze Icing, Chocolate M&M’S® Crispy Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting, 50g (scant ¼ cup) unsalted butter, cold and cubed. Welsh cakes are made from flour, butter/lard, currants, eggs, milk, and spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg. Cakes made with lard will have a slightly better rise, the texture will be slightly drier and crumblier, and there will be a noticeable reduction in the quality of the flavour and mouthfeel. I failed. (I sometimes leave it overnight. Combine the wet and dry ingredients. Posted on 26 February 2017 at 11:35 PM. Using a pastry blender, fork, or two butter knives, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. At that time craftbrewing was still prepubescent. TEA CAKES. Welsh Cakes are often made with lard but you have options — use all butter, use some butter and some lard (as here in my Mom’s recipe) or use all lard. Despite the city’s highly immigrant population, European style breads were missing from the shelves of local bakeries. That is when the Amish Cook made a brief one column run in The Flint Journal in Michigan. baking soda (answer to Trivia question. SIGH, I was hoping I could persuade him to carry it permanently, but no luck. Do not put close enough to touch, this will spoil the shape. Worth reading to hear the other side of the story whether you subscribe or not. Anet. Live for another day of mining. Some recipes use spices, this one does not (but you might choose to use them); I suspect cooks in 1800s Wales did not have exotic spices like nutmeg at their fingertips and the addition of spices were added later. For the shortening, you can use any combination of Crisco, butter, margarine, or lard. many of them are related to this post--Grandma's Welsh cookies--your's is the latest, I expect there will be others in the coming years. Tip the mixture into a large bowl, add the sultanas and mix until distributed evenly. Coal is mostly carbon, just like we are. Let’s first get the lard issue out of the way. 2oz castor sugar. :D . Alice only sent the ingredients. (Ref: watch How Green was my Valley 20th Century Fox, 1941—I find fictional references contain much more imaginative examples than those in nonfictional references.) Leaf Lard comes from the hog fat that surrounds the kidneys, and renders into a delicate lard that produces crispness and flakeiness in pie dough, biscuits, and short doughs (like Welsh cookies). Lard is the semi-solid white fat get by rendering the fatty tissue. The Amish Cook column ran the lard cakes recipe once back in the mid-90s. Grandma was grateful to Alice for providing hearth and home, but refused Alice’s money to pay for gifts for her grandchildren. I miss the beer more than anything. All-butter Welsh-cakes taste too buttery for me - too rich and too yellow. Here is the promised pictures. The consistency needs to be bound together, so if too dry add another egg. Content posted by community members is their own. But people are always shocked at my politically incorrect "secret ingredient", so I don't reveal it unless directly asked. The phrase “artisan breads” wouldn’t be invented for fifty years. Miners carried there lunch and snacks into the depths of the mines, and ate lunch on the job. I recognize the implications of your "challenge the Lipitor"  -- can't know the middle unless you try the highs and the lows! Besides, I think you should really challenge your Lipitor once in a while to keep it at peak performance. My mother used to make Welsh cakes both in Wales and in Canada.I have her receipt and have made Welsh cakes many times. This site is powered by Drupal. My only reason for abandoning TFL was because I'd reached my goals of improving my skills, and being reasonably successful managing sourdoughs. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into bowl. Reply. ... until brown (approximately 10 minutes). Cut the butter and lard into small pieces and then use your fingers to rub into dry ingredients until crumbly. Sweet but not overly so, Welsh Cakes are an example of a unique and traditional food that reflects the resourceful, wholesome, and practical nature of the Welsh people. Add the beaten egg and mix with a wooden spoon until a soft dough forms. Not traditional but nice. I buy four pounds at a time which serves my needs almost one year--my wife loves biscuits for breakfast. STEP 2 add the currants and the suger then mix. JenniferChuang says. https://www.walesonline.co.uk/.../how-make-welsh-cakes-recipe-10892524 Portions: 15. She lived in Edwardsville which is right outside Wilkes Barre. BTW my great grandparents (coal miners of course) came from Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan County. I always need to add a bit more flour to achieve the desired stiffness. 29 ($1.66/Ounce) If you are making the whole recipe—I never make less than a half recipe—divide the dough into four equal pieces, roll into balls, and flatten into 1 inch thick discs (just like pie dough). )4 cups        sugar1 lb. Welsh cakes griddle. 225g plain flour 85g caster sugar ½ tsp mixed spice (optional) ½ tsp baking powder 50g butter 50g lard 50 g currants 1 egg beaten Splash of milk . Laking a bakestone or an open fireplace, I make mine on the stove in a cast iron frying pan. The bad news is it's hard to find and a bit pricey. The children made nearly £300 from their welsh cafe, amazing considering it is a tiny school. Cream butter and lard; add sugar and eggs. Method. With St David’s day (the patron saint of Wales) approaching fast on the 1 st March, it seemed fitting to get my old griddle out and make a batch of Welsh Cakes one wet and miserable afternoon. STEP 2 Cream the butter, lard and sugar until light and fluffy, add the eggs one at a time, nutmeg, lemon zest, and vanilla and combine thoroughly. I haven't blogged on TFL for a few years, and only visit the site infrequently. I've looked up loads of recipes and they vary as to whether you use butter or a combination of butter and Lard. Remember these growing up in Scranton!! Cut in the butter using a … Difference. Delia's Welsh Cakes recipe. Serving: 15 Welsh Cake. Add the sugar and sultanas/raisins. The Welsh Cakes were originally called "picau ar y maen" or "cakes on the stone." Light, slightly spiced and sweet and truly delightful, once you taste one, you’ll feel sorry you’ve missed out for so long. Roll the dough on a floured workspace into a piece about 1/4-inch thick. Incidentally, most supermarkets carry lard; you will find it where Crisco is displayed, not in the refrigerator section. Your story was fascinating - I enjoyed reading it so much! She spoiled me rotten. You need to cook Welsh cakes on a griddle or in a heavy frying pan. Eat and enjoy! David, thank you for this lovely story. When we lived in Swansea, in 1980 and 1981 we could buy fresh Welsh Cakes in the Market. Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons butter, softened 6 tablespoons lard 1 ½ cups white sugar 2 cups raisins … Grease a flat griddle or heavy frying pan with lard, and heat over a low-medium heat. Vanilla1-½ tsp. The Third Welsh Congregational Church's white elephant and bake sales were her initial outlet store. 03 Add 1 egg and mix. (A large indoor market in downtown Swansea -- kind of like some farmer markets it the USA.) https://www.thespruceeats.com/traditional-welsh-cake-recipe-435808 (More may be needed to achieve a stiff dough)¼ tsp. Welsh Cakes are often made with lard but you have options — use all butter, use some butter and some lard (as here in my Mom’s recipe) or use all lard. I have some Welsh friends coming over for tea and I wanted to cook some traditional Welsh Cakes. Forum Member 20/07/12 - 11:51 #6. Just about every family from Wales has a particular recipe for Welsh cakes, passed down the generations. Results 1 - 10 of 12 for tea cakes made lard. Add the currants. My working in the UK, including Wales (St. David's), in the 1980's created my taste for good ale, so much so I started brewing my own in 1992. … Her prices, for the times, were expensive: fifty cents a loaf, but no customer complained. See more ideas about Welsh cake, Welsh recipes, Welsh cakes recipe. cream of tarter4 tsp. Ingredients for Traditional Welsh Cakes. Then I tried substituting butter for the lard; better, but the texture was heavy. ). Rub in the butter and lard until crumb-like. We started our annual Christmas cookie bake today. Cosine: British, Welsh. Ingredients: 10 (buttermilk .. flour .. lard .. soda .. sugar .. vanilla ...) 2. Born in Wales in the 1883 she sailed to America, with her coalminer father and her mother in 1894. I make these cookies every so often - they are very good. Likewise, when I bake chocolate chip cookies, I use lard instead of shortening and I can't count how many people have told me I make the best chocolate chip cookies they've ever eaten! They also were also Welsh Congregationalists. They are roughly circular, a few inches (7–8 cm) [citation needed] in diameter and about half an inch (1–1.5 cm) thick. sieve the flour , baking powder and spices into a bowl. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least three hours. Hotels should ditch the generic welcome cookies and make these instead. (You can, if you wish, skip all my mutterings. They were wonderful, and now I can make them! It seemed as though everyone, pupils and patrons had a lovely time. Serve them warm with lots of butter, and later on they’re very good toasted. Makes about 40 cakes. In a large bowl, sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, mixed spice and salt. I don't miss it, but it was a good place to grow-up. I just googled "Welsh Cookies" which my grandmother who also lived in Scranton, Pa and owned Lewis Dry Goods on on S. Main Ave. used to give us while I was growing up and your recipe came up! 0. I came to learn that gave me important status in the Welsh culture that shaped grandma. ). My one cousin (on her mother's side) has a great grandfather born in Wales named Christmas Griffiths, which I always found intriguing. Use Lard: do not substitute the lard with other fat; it will affect the texture of these cakes, the most of the taste of welsh cake depends on this fact. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder and mixed spice into a bowl. Add the sugar and raisins. rub together until it looks like fine breadcrumbs. The cakes freeze very well. You can now watch Welsh Cakes being cooked and served in our Cookery School Perfect Cakes term - 'Little Cakes' I was the third grandchild born amid six—two each among her other three children—and the first boy, fathered by her oldest son: oldest son of the oldest son. Olive Oil Bread:Australian Foccacia, or just a book review? Thank you, David! Incidentally, last week I baked 12 dozen of Grandma's Welsh cookies; they've been a Christmas regular for decades. 02 Add sugar and sultanas and mix. Welsh cakes are served hot or cold, sometimes dusted with caster sugar. Pour caster (superfine) sugar into a small bowl and roll each of the Welsh cakes to coat. A little coal dust never hurt anyone (discounting Black Lung), right? (Answer below. I will try this recipe sometime this week and report back! Ingredients. nutmeg (I like the flavor of nutmeg, reduce to a ¼ tsp. from 1 lemon. They are one of the most popular Welsh treats and the favorite food of so many in Wales. ... (Welsh Cakes) Welsh. 1. Welsh cakes remain as the treasures of Wales. Lightly flour a work surface and roll out the dough to around ¼-inch thickness. add the butter, broken into small chunks . Roll out evenly to ¼ inch thickness on a lightly floured board. Jun 18, 2020 - Explore Barbara Grillo's board "Welsh Cakes" on Pinterest. My little Welsh grandmother was a gentle soul with streaks of stubbornness, impishness, and independence just below the surface. My grandfather, John S. Morris, was born in 1890 in Luzerne. Cut out cookie size circles. Method Rub the butter into the flour to make breadcrumbs. In fact, we asked over 25 people what their favorite Welsh recipe was and half of them answered Welsh Cakes. Notably. Terry, Delightful story and family history! For a stove top griddle, or a nonspecific heat knob equipped electric grill, you’ll just have to experiment. How to make Welsh cakes. Childless, Alice spoiled all of us. Made from simple pantry items like flour, sugar, milk and butter, Welsh Cakes are considered a special treat since they take a great deal of time and effort to make. Thanks again!! Makes 10-12 cakes | Prep 10 minutes | Cook 4-5 minutes each. Lard6        eggs½ tsp. If you see anything inappropriate on the site or have any questions, contact me at floydm at thefreshloaf dot com. of Best Bitter. Put in butter and Heat and lightly butter a cast iron pan over medium heat (I lightly butter it to later help the sugar … Teddybleads Posts: 6,785. I had coronary artery bypass surgery twenty years ago. 3. Makes about 40 cakes. Subsequently, I tried, over and over again, to reduce the fat in this recipe. if you choose, but don’t leave it out entirely)1 lemon    zest (Grandma always used lemon, orange doesn’t have it for me. Butter1 lb. The lard/cookeen is necessary to give the cakes some stability and moisture. Nothing like a pint (20 oz.) I want to make these for bake sale how do I go about freezing them and how long before bake sale can I make. How can anyone exist without tasting Welsh cakes. Left to join the Navy in 1954 a couple of weeks after graduating from West Scranton HS. Hydration: lard is 100% fat, while butter is 80% fat and 20% water. We could buy fresh Welsh Cakes in the Market. Among the many ingredients I first learned about via TFL was leaf-lard. FYI: for some unexpected support around using lard, check out www.westonaprice.org  This group suggests that full fat milk and animal products are the healthiest foods for humans and that low fat, no fat and vegetable fat are the root of many diseases. I keep it in the freezer until use, and most of my recipes are 50/50 butter and lard. The smell leaking from the bags was my teen year’s drug of choice. Thanks. How to Render Leaf Lard (With Welsh Griddle Cakes Recipe) seriouseats.com Larry Dean Jackson. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the egg and milk. Welsh coal miners carried Welsh cakes in their pockets; loaded with lard (more about lard, later), and butter, and sugar the cakes were packed with energy almost as dense as that in the dynamite used to harvest the coal: energy to mine more coal, or run like the devil when the roof starts falling (see above reference. Trivia question: What the hell is saleratus? I generally make a one-half recipe, and collect approximately 1 Tbls. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to the thickness of about 1/4 inch and cut into 2 inch rounds with a pastry cutter. My father also grew up in Scranton, and went to Scranton Central High School. Work gently, only until a homogenous, stiff dough is formed; don’t overwork it. These eggless and dairy-free Welsh cakes are delicious, moist, lightly spiced, studded with dried fruit and make … I occasionally receive queries about things I blogged herein. It’s also classified as mono-saturated fat-rich as the same fatty acids that the lauded olive oil has. However, cousins graduated from W. Scranton High and my uncle Henry Geiss was probably principal when you were there. Six or seven minutes on a side at 350°F. Fry until deep golden brown on both sides, turning once. Welsh coal miners carried Welsh cakes in their pockets; loaded with lard (more about lard, later), and butter, and sugar the cakes were packed with energy almost as dense as that in the dynamite used to harvest the coal: energy to mine more coal, or run like the devil when the roof starts falling (see above reference.). I've used Lard for other things in the past and I think it smells awful. 1 or 2 free-range eggs depending on mixture. Mix in flour to stiff; enough to roll out. Griddle-baked Welsh cakes are a traditional delicacy made with a simple base of flour, lard or butter, sugar, and eggs. Cut into 2 to 3- inch rounds. Thanks for including the family history too. At Christmas I make cranberry and orange ones - they're always a hit! so, a full recipe rates two lemon's zest. Mix together the flour, salt and yeast in a mixing bowl. 3 1/2 C flour 3/4 C sugar 1/2 t salt 1 T baking powder 1 t nutmeg 1 egg 3/4 c milk 3/4 C shortening 1/2 box currents 1 tsp vanilla. Plus, a FREE copy of my Top 10 Dessert Recipes From Sweet 2 Eat Baking eBook, as a thank you. I don't know  what David he did a job, but Emma's 2 daughters did marry coal miners. Transfer to a wire rack to cool enough to be handled, yet still warm. Sweet 2 Eat Baking NEW. In the month before Christmas, and only for “special” customers, she also made Welsh cookies—$1 dollar a dozen. 2. Ingredients. story and recipes, and can't wait to try out a new recipe of them, I thought they needed lemon myself and will certainly try the mixed spice, as well, printer has been busy tonight so will try a new variation, I thought pecans (chopped) and vanilla or butter pecan flavouring would be a nice variation. Cook cakes on a greased bakestone/griddle on a low heat until golden brown, turn over and repeat. Effect. I buy it online through Etsy.com. Like good pie dough's flakiness, this recipe benefits from the lard. Method. Cool and frost. Beat the eggs and add to the mixture along with a little milk, only using enough to make a fairly stiff dough. The disaster recipe that I tried previously did not include lard, so I'm interested to compare it to yours. In a liquid measuring cup beat the three eggs together, then add milk until the total liquid is a scant cup. "Lemon rind" should more correctly read "Lemon zest" the more up-to-date terminology. What a happy coincidence! All original site content copyright 2020 The Fresh Loaf unless stated otherwise. bakes will be greasier . An electric grill sure beats the top of a wood-fired stove Grandma learned on. Add the flour, sugar, mixed spice, baking powder, salt, lard and butter into your food processor bowl and pulse until the mixture resemble crumbly breadcrumbs. Welsh cakes were traditionally made on a bakestone, a cast iron griddle placed on a stove or fire. They are one of the most popular Welsh treats and the favorite food of so many in Wales. My mother-in-law taught me to make Welsh cakes. I am presently living in Guatemala and yes have to the delight of many that have sampled them, made Welsh cakes a part of this landscape. I was flattered she had assumed I knew how to assemble them. Wonder Bread’s predecessors sold for about eighteen cents a loaf in the stores. Tin mines are especially hazardous, tin ores contain arsenic compounds. But as all scone-style bakes, they are always better eaten on the same day and even better when warm. My great grandfather David Morris and his wife immigrated from Wales in 1883. Cook cakes on a greased bakestone/griddle on a low heat until golden brown, turn over and repeat. I might do half one way and the other half your way incl. Every Thursday, after school, I drove to Grandma’s house; loaded the family car with bagged, wax paper wrapped loaves—white and whole wheat—and drove her route. :-). Salt (if you use unsalted butter increase to 1-¼ tsp. These have been a huge success with everyone who has tasted them, and because they’re cooked on top of the stove, children (with supervision) love making them. Sara, Caerphilly. They come in different regional varieties that often include spices, lemon zest, raisins, currants, and various types of flour Cut out rounds using a 6cm (2.4-inch) cutter. I got high sniffing bread once a week. She tatted doilies; crocheted doll clothes; made stuffed dolls from working men’s tall, white socks; and she baked. I'll post one in December. Note: the original recipe calls for milk if the dough feels too stiff. https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/welsh-cakes?epik=0TWB8E_IW3xFw&p… (I make pancakes on a seasoned cast iron griddle with no oil, and no sticking. To the rescue, the Cornish pastie: a pot roast en croute; eat the innards; throw away the crust. 8 oz self raising flour. Allow cakes to cool and sprinkle with caster sugar. Do not over mix - it should be the same consistency as shortcrust pastry dough. Mine owners were cruel despoilers. Ingredients: 2 eggs 450g plain flour 115g lard 115g butter 190g caster sugar 1 Tsp all spice 1 Tsp baking powder 120g sultanas/raisins Pinch of salt 1 TBsp milk. One final experiment NOT to try: Do not try baking Welsh cakes; even my dogs wouldn’t eat them! The Fresh Loaf is not responsible for community member content. Sorry, I don't have a picture of the final product. I'd recommend low for a flat cast iron griddle and allow it to heat for around 5 minutes to heat evenly first. Reply. It was great living there and there are many things we miss. 4oz margarine or butter. Every attempt was a disaster. Just love them!! The inelegant, heavy-handed printing is my notations. I was her delivery boy. Welsh cakes will stay fresh in an airtight container for 1 week. Tin miners can’t risk touching their food with their dirty hands. 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