12/09/2010

A quick cake fix!

I made an apple pie yesterday and had some pastry left over. What should I do with it? Then I remembered a childhood favourite - Welsh cheese cakes. There's no cheese in them nowadays, but they're tasty and quick and easy to make.

you need:

a bun tin
leftover shortcrust pastry
1 egg and it's weight in sugar, butter and flour
1/2tspn baking powder
jam of choice - I used Mirabelle plum [home made]

So, roll out the pastry and then cut out to fill the holes in a bun tin.
Beat the butter and sugar together and then add the egg and fold in the flour and baking powder.
Put a tspn of jam on the bottom of the pastry shell and then a heaped tspn of the cake mixture on top.


I cooked them at gas6/200C for 15 mins, when they were golden.



1 comment:

Norm said...

They sound lovely!

I made your Date Cake last week and it was delicious - really moist. It was particularly nice slightly warmed with a splodge of caramel sauce on it... kind of like a sticky toffee pudding!