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Cornish Tea Cakes



  • 8oz Self Raising Flour

  • 4oz Lard or Margarine

  • 4oz Currants

  • 1/2 tsp Mixed Spice

  • 1oz Candied Peel

  • 2oz Sugar

  • 1/2 Pint of Milk

  • Beaten Egg to Glaze





Rub the fat in the flour, then add the currants, sugar, peel and mixed spice. Add sufficient milk to make into a soft dough. Roll out to half an inch thickness and cut to shape with a round cutter. Brush with beaten egg to glaze and bake at about 350F for 10 to 15 minutes. These are nice split and spread with butter.

(Serves 4)






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