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Welsh cakes

MSE_James Posts: 1,164 Community Admin
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edited 27 February at 7:27PM in Old style MoneySaving
It's St David's Day on Friday ... will you be making welsh cakes? Do you have a preferred recipe? 

(Apparently there will be daffodils in reception at MSE Towers later this week in honour of all things Welsh...) 

Personally the best welsh cakes I've ever tasted came from the stall at Cardiff Market.

There's some welsh cake wisdom in the forum archives too:  check out threads from 2006, 2007 and 2008 for some inspiration.  

We'd love to see pics of any welsh cakes you make :smile:

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  • DE_612183
    DE_612183 Posts: 1,818 Forumite
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    Cardiff Market are great - a huge variety as well!

    Although always original for me.
  • Rosa_Damascena
    Rosa_Damascena Posts: 6,262 Forumite
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    I like eating them but have never tired making them. I wouldn't imagine its too difficult - like a griddle scone?
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  • tooldle
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    Dead easy to make. I have a few recipes and prefer the BBC version. Best eaten warm.
    Swansea market has lots of choice including straight from the griddle.
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    Straight from the griddle is best of all!
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    Won't get to Cardiff Friday but my favourites  from the supermarket are Tan y Castell
  • thriftwizard
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    Oooh I love Welsh Cakes! And will certainly be making some on Friday. (Can't remember which recipe I followed last time, though.) I bought some lovely ones on Haverfordwest market last time I was up there, in October, and the bakery there does nice ones too.
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  • Pollie
    Pollie Posts: 194 Forumite
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    There is a recipe to make them on a George Foreman grill for anyone who doesn't have a griddle.
  • sarah1972
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    Love making them 
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  • JIL
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    @sarah1972 they look fantastic.
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