Bakestone Cakes (Welsh Cakes)

Bakestone Cakes (welsh Cakes)

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Elaine Douglas


This recipe was given to me by my friend Lynne.
It was her Welsh grandmother's recipe. Her grandmother used to cook them on a bakingstone in Wales- hence the name.


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2/3 c
    shortening (not margarine)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c

How to Make Bakestone Cakes (Welsh Cakes)


  1. Mix together, then roll out 1/3 inch thick and cut into round shapes.
    Cook on each side until done in electric frying pan (or griddle if you have one!)

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About Bakestone Cakes (Welsh Cakes)

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom

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